curates the Brain Collection at Michigan
State University. He is Professor of Anatomy at MSU
in East Lansing, Michigan. He received his PhD in Psychology
at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in 1958.
He joined the faculty of Marquette University in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin and then moved on to Michigan State University.
At Michigan State, Johnson originally joined the Departments
of Biophysics and Psychology, sixteen years later he transferred
to Anatomy, and seventeen years after that transferred
to Radiology where he currently is on the faculty of the
Radiology Department and the Neuroscience Program. Johnson
formalized the collection of mammalian brain specimens
at MSU (see History
...) from his arrival there until the present.
serves as the Quality Controller, remind us of our duties
to Science so that we do not indulge exclusively in our
own entertainment. Trained as a biophysicist at the University
of Washington, Connie is currently Assistant Professor
in the Radiology Department, teaching anatomy and histology
and doing comparative research on the structure of auditory
systems of bats.
is the senior consultant, instructor, mentor, coach and
guru in Media design. He is the Assistant Director of
the Communications Technology Laboratory, and the Director
of the New Media Center at Michigan State University.
He teaches advanced courses on hypermedia and user interface
design through the Department of Telecommunications at
Michigan State University. He is also the founder and
leader of the Multimedia Interest Group at Michigan State
is completing his Ph. D. dissertation in Zoology at Michigan
State, and this year is contributing his extensive skills
in computer technology, graphics, and bioscience to the
design and execution of our website project.
was the original manager of hardware and software. He
is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee, with
a major in Environmental Economics. After an intervening
spell as Systems Manager at NeuroScience Associates of
Knoxville, Tennessee, he is now a graduate student in
the Neuroscience Program. This semester he is doing a
laboratory rotation in Pharmacology and Toxicology.
is the WebMaster, and successfully resists static in getting
what you see here properly designed, up, and visible for
you. He is, among other things, a pre-medical senior Physiology
is now the FileMaker, with responsibility for organizing
and maintaining our databases, and for producing digital
images from stained sections. She is a pre-medical senior
Chemistry major in Lyman Briggs College at Michigan State
a senior psychology major at Michigan State with many
talents, and keen interests in brain structure and function
as well as the Internet. He does almost anything for the
project that needs doing at any particular time. Currently
this includes editing brain images as well as database
is the latest addition to the staff. He will be offering
instruction in web-based databasing and other techie things.
He will receive his B. S. in Zoology this year, and in
January will begin graduate work in Educational Technology
at Michigan State.
was the original FileMaker Professional, and had the major
responsibility for producing the collections databases
that will be the prime feature of this Portal Website.
She received her B. S. degree with a major in Zoology,
and is currently a first year medical student at the Michigan
State College of Osteopathic Medicine.
the first Windows Washer, is also the first on Alumni
rolls. He graduated in May 1998 with a Zoology major Bachelor
of Science degree, and is now a medical student at the
Ohio State University. In 1997-98 he successfully developed
procedures for translating the FileMaker Pro databases,
used at Michigan State and Wisconsin, into Microsoft Access
databases used at the National Museum of Health and Medicine,
and vice versa.