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 Unversity 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 University.
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 entries.
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
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