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John Ramcharitar
Assistant Professor of Biology

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Departments: Biology
Office: Schaefer 232
Email: juramcharitar@smcm.edu
Phone: 240-895-2098

Education:

BS, MPhil, PhD

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Courses Taught:

  • Comparative Animal Physiology
  • Principles of Biology
  • Ichthyology
  • Sensory Biology
  • Contemporary Bioscience
  • Neuroscience Seminar

Research Interests

I am interested in the form and function of fish auditory systems. Fish are being used increasingly as models for understanding vertebrate hearing. In my laboratory, we investigate hearing capability using neurophysiological techniques. We also study the morphology of inner ear sensory tissues in order to determine neural correlates of hearing function.