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Faculty Directory » Thomas A. Schoenfeld

Biology/Chemistry

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring, 2017
Tuesday, Thursday, 11:00-12:30

Office Information:

Room Number: Antonucci Science Complex 334
Phone: 978-665-4024
Email: tschoenf@fitchburgstate.edu
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/falcons.fitchburgstate.edu/schoenfeld/

Courses Taught:

Anatomy and Physiology I and II (Lecture and Laboratory) (BIOL 1200, BIOL 1300)
Animal Physiology (Lecture and Laboratory) (BIOL 4700)
Neuroscience (BIOL 2650)

Education:

Postdoctoral, Neuroscience, University of Florida School of Medicine
Ph.D., Psychobiology, Rutgers University
M.S., Psychobiology, Rutgers University
B.A., Psychology, Lawrence University

Research Interests:

The terrestrial vertebrate nose as a gas chromatograph
Persistent birth and long-term survival of new olfactory receptor neurons
Interpreting public science

Current Projects:

Three Dimensional computer mapping of the rodent nose
Categorizing odorants by their chromatographic properties
Dissecting public science blog

Representative Publications:

Schoenfeld, T. A., & Cleland, T.A. (2006). Anatomical contributions to odorant sampling and representation in rodents: Zoning in on sniffing behavior. Chemical Senses, 31, 131-144.

Schoenfeld, T. A., & Cleland, T. (2005). The anatomical logic of smell. Trends in Neurosciences, 28, 620-627.

Schoenfeld, T. A., & Knott, T. K. (2004) Evidence for the disproportionate mapping of olfactory airspace onto the main olfactory bulb of the hamster. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 476, 186-201.

Schoenfeld, T. A., & Knott, T. K. (2002). NADPH diaphorase activity in olfactory receptor neurons and their axons conforms to a rhinotopically-distinct dorsal zone of the hamster nasal cavity and main olfactory bulb. Journal of Chemical Neuroanatomy, 24, 269-285.

Clancy, A., Schoenfeld, T. A., Forbes, W., & Macrides, F. (1994). The spatial organization of the peripheral olfactory system of the hamster: Part II: Receptor surfaces and odorant passageways within the nasal cavity. Brain Research Bulletin, 34. 211-241.

Schoenfeld, T. A., Clancy, A., Forbes, W., & Macrides, F. (1994). The spatial organization of the peripheral olfactory system of the hamster: Part I: Receptor neuron projections to the main olfactory bulb. Brain Research Bulletin, 34, 183-210.

Professional Affiliations:

Association for Chemoreception Sciences
New York Academy of Sciences