Stephen Lisberger

Professor of Neurobiology
George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor for Research in Neurobiology
Chair in the Department of Neurobiology
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Office: 327D
Campus mail: Box 3209, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-7088
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We investigate how the brain learns motor skills, and how we use what we see to guide how we move. Our approaches involve studies of eye movements using behavior, neural recordings, and computational analysis. Our work is done on behaving non-human primates. 

Education and Training

  • University of Washington, Ph.D. 1976

Associated Faculty Labs

Department Affiliation

  • Department of Neurobiology