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Patrick Crotty

Associate Professor of Physics & Astronomy
Physics & Astronomy, 411 Ho Science Center
p 315-228-6617

Degree

BS, College of William & Mary, 1995; MS, PhD, University of Chicago, 2001, 2002

Teaching Experience

Graduate teaching assistant, University of Chicago Department of Physics & Astronomy, 1996-97; teaching fellow, Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago, Ill.,1999-2000

Specialties

Astrophysics, astronomy, cosmology, biological physics, computational neuroscience

Interests

Theoretical biophysics, computational neuroscience, information theory, neural networks

Publications

• "Effects of NA+ Channel Inactivation Kinetics on Metabolic Energy Costs of Action Potentials," (Neurocomputing, in press)

•  "Metabolic Energy Costs of Action Potential Velocity," (J. Neurophysiology, 2006)

Distinctions

Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 2004; McCormick Fellow, University of Chicago, 1996; National Merit Scholar, 1991