Ioan Opris

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Department of Physiology & Pharmacology

Office 263, PTCRC

Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA

Phone: (336) 608-2444

E-mail: ioanopris.phd@gmail.com

Personal: American Citizen

Employment and Experience:

2004- Senior Research Scientist, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology,

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

2003-2004 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology,

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

1999-2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University

1998-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Neurobiology and Behavior, Columbia University

1995-1998 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology,

University of Tennessee Memphis

1994-1995 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

Associate Faculty to the Master Program in Neurobiology in Department of Biology

1993-1994 Physics Instructor, Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

1992-1993 Research Student, Department of Physics, Tokyo Inst. of Technology, Japan

1990-1991 Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

1982-1990 Physics Teacher, High School “Dragos Voda” Sighetu-M., Romania

1981-1982 Undergraduate Research, Biophysics, University of Bucharest, Romania

Education:

1999-2003 Postdoctoral training (NIMH T32) in Cognitive & Oculomotor Neuroscience

Yale University (Advisers: Charles J. Bruce & Patricia Goldman-Rakic)

1998-1999 Postdoctoral training (NIMH T32) in Cognitive Neuroscience & Psychiatry

NY State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University (Adviser: Vincent P. Ferrera)

1990-1995 Doctorate, Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

(Adviser: Gheorghe Ciobanu)

Dissertation: “Statistical mechanics & nonlinear dynamics of neuronal networks”

1978-1982 Bachelor of Science, Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

Major: Biophysics (Adviser: Victor Gheorghe)

Thesis: “Biophysical aspects of nervous impulse conduction”