Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience


Department Chair

Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D.
Kennedy, Room 903
Phone: 718-430-3794
Fax: 718-430-8821 

Department Administrator

Joan Frumkies
Kennedy, Room 906


Senior Grants Administrator

Amanda Flournoy
Kennedy, Room 907



Ms. Chelsea Pegues
Executive Assistant to Dr. Kamran Khodakhah, Chair
Kennedy, Room 905
Dr. Khodakhah's Office (K903): 929-246-6713

Ms. JoAnn Leone
Departmental Secretary
Kennedy, Room 907

Ms. Maria Trombetta
Departmental Secretary
Kennedy, Room 920


Ms. Lisa Sivertsen
Departmental Secretary
Kennedy, Room 910

Ms. Jennifer Hardina-Stockhausen
Departmental Secretary
Kennedy, Room 920

Mr. Maurice Volaski
Systems Administrator
Kennedy, Room 915A


Mr. Kevin Fisher
Image Analysis & Graphics Facility
Training and Education
Kennedy, Rooms 914 & 915J
718-430-8945 or 2455 


Recent News & Events

Event | Pasta Night: Dr. David Hall
The Neuroscience Department will be hosting another Pasta Night event on Friday, 10/14/2016, featuring Dr. David Hall who will discuss "Science and Society." Registration is available here, and the menu will be posted soon. Setup and meal prep begins at 5PM, with the discussion commencing at 6PM....more

Media | Michael Beckert: Illustrative Neuroscientist
Michael Beckert, a graduate student in the Peña lab, was recently interviewed to discuss his artistic skillset and how this compliments his research strategy, and how it benefits the dissemination of science in general....more

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Contact Us

Rose F. Kennedy Center

1410 Pelham Parkway South

9th Floor

Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718-430-2408

Fax: 718-430-8821

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