Randy Bruno, PhD, is an associate professor of neuroscience at Columbia University and a principal investigator at Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute. He is also a member of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science. Prior to joining the Zuckerman Institute in 2008, he performed postdoctoral training with Nobel laureate Bert Sakmann, MD, PhD, at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, Germany. Dr. Bruno earned his PhD in Neurobiology with Daniel J. Simons, PhD, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a BS in Cognitive Science from Carnegie Mellon University. In 2013, the Society for Neuroscience honored him with its Young Investigator Award.