Bob Grossfeld is one of two faculty members appointed by the chancellor to serve as a Park Faculty Scholar for the Class of 2012. He works with Dr. Steve Barr, a professor in the Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, to provide guidance for class enrichment activities and advise individual students on academic matters.
Grossfeld is a professor in the Department of Biology, a member of the Physiology Graduate Program and the W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, as well as an associate member of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill/NC State University Joint Program in Biomedical Engineering. He earned his bachelor’s degree in bacteriology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the Stanford University School of Medicine.
A member of the NC State University faculty for over 30 years, Grossfeld’s research focuses on chemical communication in the nervous system and on adult human stem cells for regenerative medicine.
“I am passionate about making a difference in the world through nurturing capable and compassionate leaders,” says Grossfeld.