Dwyer, Noelle

Noelle  Dwyer

Noelle Dwyer

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology


  • BA, Biochemistry, Rice University
  • PhD, Neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco
  • Postdoc, Neurodevelopment, The Salk Institute
  • Postdoc, Neurogenetics, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA

Contact Information

the cortex must develop the proper structure and circuitry during early life. Our lab works to help understand this process
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 2-0692
Email: ndd9b@virginia.edu
Website: eventually generating billions of neurons and glia. The neurons and glia form a six-layered structure with different areas specialized for functions such as vision or hearing. Finally

Research Interests

Neural Development; Cell Division in Neural Stem Cells; Axon Outgrowth and Guidance

Research Description

Development of the Cerebral Cortex
Your cerebral cortex mediates your conscious sensory perceptions