MIKHAIL (Misha) G. SIROTA

 

EXPERTISE:

Organization and function of motor systems

Neuronal mechanisms of locomotion behaviors in mammals

Control, adaptation and plasticity of locomotion behaviors in natural environments

 

 

DEGREES:

1974 Ph.D. in neurophysiology

Ph.D. thesis: "Evoked locomotion in the chronic cat"(with Dr. ML Shik)

1969 M.S. in physics of living systems, Physical - Technical Institute, Moscow, Russia

1966 B.S. in physics, Physical - Technical Institute, Moscow, Russia

 

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

2008 - 2016- Research Professor, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

2000 - 2008 - Research Associate Professor, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ

1996 -1999 - Research Associate, University of Connecticut, USA (with Dr. Swadlow)

1993 -1995 - Research Associate, University of Montreal, Canada (with Dr. Dubuc)

1990 -1993 - Head of a laboratory, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow, Russia

1979 -1990 - Senior Scientist, Institute of Biomedical Problems, Moscow; PI

vestibulo-oculomotor and motor co-ordination programs

Sovjet biosatellites with monkeys on board

1977-1979 - Research Scientist, Institute of Water Transport Hygiene, Moscow

1972-1977 - Junior Scientist, Institute of Water Transport Hygiene, Moscow, Russia

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

1994 - Two-year grant, Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Quebec, Canada

1989 - Second Prize from the Exhibition of National Economic Achievements, USSR

1985 - Third Prize from the Exhibition of National Economic Achievements, USSR

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:Regular member of Society for Neuroscience.

PUBLICATIONS: 49 research papers in referred journals and 6 book chapters.

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Misha passed away in February 2016