Brooke Gowl, Ph.D., assists UH faculty with research development. Her duties include identifying and announcing funding opportunities, particularly high-dollar, high-profile, multidisciplinary and multi-institutional opportunities; assisting with developing and organizing research teams and facilitating proposal development; and assisting with the review and editing of proposals.
Gowl earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Cincinnati. Her graduate training was in motivational systems in rodent models, with a focus on the neural basis of naturally occurring reward pathways. Her postdoctoral training was at the University of Michigan where she investigated sex differences in cocaine addiction. Gowl has experience using a variety of experimental techniques ranging from behavioral to molecular methods.
Gowl was awarded an individual postdoctoral National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. On behalf of the Society for Neuroscience, Gowl obtained National Science Foundation funding for a series of workshops aimed at increasing the number of women faculty in the neurosciences. Researchers interested in scheduling an appointment with Gowl may contact Gowl via phone or email (see contact information on left-side column). Her office is E. Cullen Building, room 322A.