Speaker Bio: Indira Raman, Ph.D.
Dr. Indira M. Raman is a Professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Northwestern University, where she holds the Bill and Gayle Cook Chair in Biology and held the Charles Deering McCormick Professorship of Teaching Excellence. Her research is in the areas of ion channel biophysics, synaptic transmission, and cerebellar physiology, and she is the recipient of a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from NINDS. She has served on several NIH committees including NINDS Council, and has been a reviewing editor for three journals. Essays in which she has expressed her perspectives on scientific research and training have been published in Neuron and eLife.