N. Bradley Keele, Ph.D.Dr. Brad Keele is an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor University and a member of both the Center for Drug Discovery and the Institute for Biomedical Studies. He received his Ph.D. in neuroscience, specializing in cellular neurophysiology and neuropharmacology, from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1997. Dr. Keele was awarded a Pharmacology Research Associate Training (PRAT) fellowship to perform postdoctoral studies at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md. He has been at Baylor since 1998. Dr. Keele is the author of 13 scientific publications and has made more than 25 scientific presentations. His research interests focus on the role of the amygdala in the neurobiology of emotional behavior, especially aggression, fear and anxiety; and also the mechanisms of neuronal excitability that contribute to altered emotional behaviors. Techniques in his lab include whole-cell recordings from brain slices using infrared microscopy, social conflict tests, behavioral anxiety tests, fear conditioning, immunoblotting and immunohistochemistry. The National Institute of Mental Health funds Dr. Keele's research.
To contact Dr. Keele, feel free to email him at NB_Keele@baylor.edu.