Laura Lee Colgin

Laura Lee Colgin, PhD


Regular Associate Professor University of Texas At Austin

Austin, TX United States


Laura Colgin is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurobiology in the Center for Learning and Memory and the Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research investigates the effects of brain rhythms on neuronal activity during learning and memory processing. One question that her lab is currently investigating is whether different patterns of gamma rhythms represent distinct network modes for different kinds of memory processing. Dr. Colgin is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Neuroscience and a member of SfN's International Affairs Committee.

Neuroscience Sub-Discipline
Behavioral Neuroscience
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Analysis of Behavior and Cognition in Non-human Animals
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Species: Vertebrate

Awards & Fellowships

Award NameAward Participant StatusEnd Date
Peter and Patricia Gruber International Research AwardWinner1/3/2011

Committee Participation

CommitteeTitleMember Status
Program CommitteeMemberCurrent
JNeurosci Editorial BoardAssociate EditorPast
JNeurosci Editorial BoardTop ReviewerPast
International Affairs CommitteeMemberPast
Gruber International Award Selection CommitteeMemberCurrent