Dr. Gregory Macleod

Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Gregory Macleod Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Sydney
M.B.A., General Management, Australian Graduate School of Management
B.S., Biology, University of Sydney

Professional Experience:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio: Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
University of Arizona: Post Doctoral Fellow, Arizona Research Laboratories
University of Toronto: Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology

Dr. Macleod investigates mechanisms that influence neurotransmitter release from nerve terminals, and the impact of age and disease on these mechanisms.  The National Institutes of Health (NIH; http://www.nih.gov) and the National Science Foundation (NSF; http://www.nsf.gov) fund his research into the roles of mitochondria and pH homeostasis in neurotransmission. Dr. Macleod teaches Cell Biology (PCB 4102) in the Spring semester.  In the Summer he teaches an intensive Neurobiology course at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (http://www.cshl.edu).

Dr. Macleod welcomes undergraduate students of Wilkes Honors College who are interested in conducting research in his laboratory via two course routes, Research (BSC 4915) and Thesis (BSC 4970). Dr. Macleod is also happy to discuss and formalize proposals for Directed Independent Study (BSC 4905) for any qualified FAU student. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Macleod to inquire about eligibility (i.e. minimum grade requirements) and availability.

Additionally, Dr. Macleod is actively recruiting graduate students from FAU's Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN) program and the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) for Brain and Behavior program. Students accepted to either program are encouraged to contact Dr. Macleod with an updated CV and a short description of your research interests.


Macleod Lab:
Top row: Roberto Hernandez, Gabriella Fontinelle
Middle row: Zhongmin Lu, Karlis Justs, Arthur Speziale, Don Woody, Michal Stawarski, Greg Macleod
Front row: Laura Arango, Dalina Laffita


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Publications for GT Macleod

View Dr. Macleod's Curriculum Vita

Spotlight in NATURE

Podcast with Neuroscientist Talk Shop (University of Texas at San Antonio)

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Last Modified 11/8/16