Dr. MacLeodFAU is pleased to announce that Dr. Greg T. MacLeod joined our Jupiter faculty as an Associate Professor in November 2013. Dr. MacLeod is internationally known for his work on synapses. He has developed a number of optogenetic tools for the study of structure and function of synapses and their role in aging and disease. He brings two active NIH grants to FAU.

The Initiative

The InitiativeThe Jupiter Life Science Initiative is aimed at building educational and research capabilities in the life sciences on FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter, and is a collaborative effort between the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science and the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College. To learn more, read a message from the director.


Florida Atlantic University is seeking two new faculty members at the Associate or Full Professor level to join FAU’s neuroscience group on the John D. MacArthur campus in Jupiter, Florida; successful candidates will be granted tenure in FAU’s Department of Biological Sciences. We are particularly interested in candidates who use cellular/molecular or systems/behavioral approaches to address questions in neuronal development, synaptic plasticity, cortical circuitry, learning and memory, stress or addiction. To be considered, please apply for position #991114 at

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