Thomas Mark Newpher
Assistant Professor of the Practice

Dr. Newpher teaches and advises for Duke's Undergraduate Studies in Neuroscience program and provides direction for the Summer Neuroscience Program of Research. His courses utilize a variety of team-based learning activities, which enhance critical thinking skills, foster collaboration among students, and create an engaging classroom experience. Dr. Newpher earned his Ph.D. in molecular biology from Case Western Reserve University. He then came to Duke to receive postdoctoral training in the Neurobiology Department, where his research focused on identifying key molecular mechanisms that underlie learning-related synaptic plasticity.

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