Leslie P. Tolbert

Regents Professor Emerita
  • Department of Neuroscience

LESLIE P. TOLBERT is Regents’ Professor Emerita of Neuroscience at the University of Arizona. She was on the faculty of the UA from 1987 to 2018, and served as UA’s Vice President for Research from 2005 to 2013.  Her research group used insect models to elucidate cellular interactions that are critical for brain development and function, and her teaching, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, focused on cellular- to systems-level neuroscience.      

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