A little about Mike
Mike received his Bachelor's degree in Biology from Occidental College. He earned a Master's degree in Zoology from the University of Maine researching the circadian rhythms of phototransduction with Dr. Len Kass. He earned his PhD in Physiology from UCLA by studying the neuroethology of the frog auditory system with Dr. Peter Narins. Mike began working with bats as post-doc with Dr. Walter Metzner. He joined the department of Biology at Texas A&M in 2004 and is also a faculty member in Texas A&M's Institute for Neuroscience (TAMIN) and the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) Graduate Program.
Dr. Smotherman teaches several courses for the Department of Biology
BIOL 434: Behavioral and regulatory neuroscience (fall semesters0
BIOL 435: Neuroprosthetics and Brain-Machine Interfaces Lab
BIOL/NRSC 628: Principles of Neuroscience II (graduate course)
BIOL 685: Neurobiology Journal Club (graduate course)