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date: 29 February 2020

(p. ix) About the Editor

(p. ix) About the Editor

John H. Byrne, PhD, is a professor and the June and Virgil Waggoner Chair in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). He also serves as Director of the Neuroscience Research Center at UTHealth. Dr. Byrne’s research uses a combination of experimental and computational approaches to provide an understanding of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of learning and memory. He has published as an author, coauthor, or coeditor 215 journal articles, 84 book chapters, and 15 books. In his editorial capacities, Dr. Byrne has served as editor-in-chief of the journal Learning & Memory since 1996, in addition to serving as a member of the editorial boards of publications such as Behavioral Neuroscience, Journal of Neural Engineering, Journal of Neurobiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Neuroscience, and Physiological Reviews. Dr. Byrne has also provided service to numerous scientific review and advisory committees, such as study sections of the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, among others. He is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the recipient of various honors and awards for his research and teaching. (p. x)