Catherine Woolley, PhD
Catherine Woolley is the William Deering Chair in Biological Sciences and Professor of Neurobiology at Northwestern University. She obtained her PhD from Rockefeller University and completed postdoctoral training at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on steroid modulation of synaptic structure and function in the adult brain, particularly in the hippocampus, with the aim of understanding how steroids influence hippocampus-dependent behaviors and neurological disorders that involve the hippocampus. She sits on multiple editorial boards, serves on NIH study sections, and is currently an SfN Councilor.