Kathleen Rockland, PhD
Research Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology

PhD, Boston University
MA, Boston University
MA, Princeton University




Dr. Rockland received her doctorate at Boston University School of Medicine (1979), working on feedforward and feedback cortical connections with Dr. Deepak Pandya. She completed postdoctoral studies on patchy horizontal intrinsic collaterals with Jennifer Lund at the Medical University of South Carolina, and began an independent laboratory in 1983 at the E.K. Shriver Center (Waltham, MA), continuing to work on cortical connectivity in non-human primates. In 1988 she joined the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology at BUSM as an assistant professor, before moving in 1991 to the Department of Neurology at the University of Iowa. A collaboration with Keiji Tanaka (Brain Science Institute at RIKEN, Wako, Japan) led to an invitation to join BSI as lab head, where she established the Lab for Cortical Organization and Systematics (2000). After taking sabbatical leave from BSI at Tonegawa Lab (MIT), she returned to the Dept. of Anatomy and Neurobiology in 2012, where she has started a new lab, partly focused on microstructure of human postmortem cortex.

Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students)
Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences




Regional diversity of cortical white matter neurons in adult and infant rhesus monkey
09/24/2015 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5R21MH107456-02

Visualizing Cortical Microstructures by Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
04/15/2015 - 03/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5R21MH106796-02



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  1. Rockland KS. Angular gyrus: an anatomical case study for association cortex. Brain Struct Funct. 2022 Jul 29. PMID: 35906433
     
  2. Rockland KS. Clustered Intrinsic Connections: Not a Single System. Front Syst Neurosci. 2022; 16:910845. PMID: 35720440; PMCID: PMC9203679; DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2022.910845;
     
  3. Rockland KS. Looking for the origins of axons. Elife. 2022 Jun 01; 11. PMID: 35647816; PMCID: PMC9159749; DOI: 10.7554/eLife.79839;
     
  4. Sakharkar M, Rockland KS, Duque A. Complex Neurochemical Microstructure of the Stria Terminalis in Infant and Adult Macaque Monkey. Front Neuroanat. 2022; 16:891608. PMID: 35692258; PMCID: PMC9174467; DOI: 10.3389/fnana.2022.891608;
     
  5. Rockland KS. Notes on Visual Cortical Feedback and Feedforward Connections. Front Syst Neurosci. 2022; 16:784310. PMID: 35153685; PMCID: PMC8831541; DOI: 10.3389/fnsys.2022.784310;
     
  6. Rockland KS. Cytochrome oxidase "blobs": a call for more anatomy. Brain Struct Funct. 2021 Dec; 226(9):2793-2806. PMID: 34382115; PMCID: PMC8778949; DOI: 10.1007/s00429-021-02360-2;
     
  7. Swiegers J, Bhagwandin A, Williams VM, Maseko BC, Sherwood CC, Hård T, Bertelsen MF, Rockland KS, Molnár Z, Manger PR. The distribution, number, and certain neurochemical identities of infracortical white matter neurons in a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) brain. J Comp Neurol. 2021 10; 529(14):3429-3452. PMID: 34180538
     
  8. Rockland KS. A Closer Look at Corticothalamic "Loops". Front Neural Circuits. 2021; 15:632668. PMID: 33603649; PMCID: PMC7884447; DOI: 10.3389/fncir.2021.632668;
     
  9. Bhagwandin A, Debipersadh U, Kaswera-Kyamakya C, Gilissen E, Rockland KS, Molnár Z, Manger PR. Distribution, number, and certain neurochemical identities of infracortical white matter neurons in the brains of three megachiropteran bat species. J Comp Neurol. 2020 12 01; 528(17):3023-3038. PMID: 32103488
     
  10. Katona L, Hartwich K, Tomioka R, Somogyi J, Roberts JDB, Wagner K, Joshi A, Klausberger T, Rockland KS, Somogyi P. Synaptic organisation and behaviour-dependent activity of mGluR8a-innervated GABAergic trilaminar cells projecting from the hippocampus to the subiculum. Brain Struct Funct. 2020 Mar; 225(2):705-734. PMID: 32016558; PMCID: PMC7046583; DOI: 10.1007/s00429-020-02029-2;
     
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2012-0 J. Comparative Neurology: Kathleen Rockland, Associate Editor
2007-0 Frontiers in Neuroanatomy: Kathleen Rockland, Associate Editor

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