Stephen Brohawn, PhD

Assistant Professor at University of California, Berkeley

2017 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Alumnus

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Postdoctoral Training, The Rockefeller University


Dr. Brohawn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology at University of California, Berkeley. His lab is focused on understanding how the nervous system senses and responds to physical forces, which is at the heart of the classic senses of hearing and touch. It also underlies other sensations including those involved in balance, pain, breathing, digestion, and blood pressure control. Dr. Brohawn received his PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completed his postdoctoral studies at The Rockefeller University.