Judith Eisen, Department of Biology

Judith Eisen

Academic Areas:
Nervous System Development

Judith Eisen is an expert in early development of the nervous system, including interactions with host resident microbes. At the University of Oregon, she is a professor of biology and a member of the Institute of Neuroscience. She is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of UO’s Science Literacy Program. Judith is considered a pioneer in establishing zebrafish as a model to study the nervous system. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a 2010 recipient of a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.

Contact: eisen@uoregon.edu 


Recent Media:
UO biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy (Around the O, April 23, 2018)
Unwind the strands, unlock the secrets (Around the O, Nov. 1, 2016)