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Office of the Scientific Director (OSD) - BSC Counselor - Dr. Matthew A. Wilson, Ph.D.

Matthew A. Wilson is Professor of Neurobiology in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biology and the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in Computational and Neural Systems from the California Institute of Technology and completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Arizona. His research focuses on the formation and maintenance of memories within the hippocampus and neocortex using a combination of molecular, genetic, electrophysiological, pharmacological, behavioral and computational approaches in freely behaving animals..