Washington University in St. Louis

Engineering

Dennis Barbour

Associate Professor
Biography
Prior to joining the faculty at Washington University in St. Louis in 2004, Professor Barbour was a Research Associate at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences.
Research
Professor Barbour's research interests include sensory neurophysiology, sensory cortex microcircuitry, functional neuronal imaging and computational neuroscience. He is researching the encoding of complex sounds in the auditory system. His work has the potential to contribute toward improved devices for interfacing with humans, including hearing aids, auditory prostheses and computers capable of recognizing speech.

Professor Barbour also investigates novel methods of rewiring brain circuitry to take on new functions and effectively replace damaged brain tissue.
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Contact Dennis Barbour
Address 1 Brookings Drive
Campus Box 1097
City/St/Zip St. Louis, MO 63130
Office Whitaker Hall, Room 200E
Phone (314) 935-7548
Fax (314) 935-7448
Email dbarbour@wustl.edu
Other Appt. Neurobiology, Otolaryngology

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Education
MD, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
BEE, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1995
 
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