Chris Pierce, Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience
Pierce Laboratory of Addiction Neuroscience
125 South 31st Street, Room 2223Philadelphia, PA 19104-3403
WorkOffice: (215) 746-8915
Lab: (215) 573-5202/5204
Fax: (215) 573-7605
George Rebec presents the 2008 Jacob P. Waletzky Award to Chris Pierce

George Rebec presents the 2008 Jacob P. Waletzky Award to Chris Pierce

About Chris

Dr. Chris Pierce has led the Laboratory of Addiction Neuroscience since 1997, beginning at the Boston University School of Medicine, moving to the UPenn School of Medicine in 2008, and finally to Rutgers' Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience in 2019. A Kentucky native (and still a passionate supporter of Wildcat basketball), Chris received his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky, where he first participated in neuroscience research in the laboratory of Dr. Michael Bardo. He received a PhD in neuroscience and psychology from Indiana University in 1993, where his mentor was Dr. George Rebec. Chris continued his training as a post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Peter Kalivas’ laboratory at Washington State University.