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Department of Biology

David LentDavid Lent Info

Associate Professor
Office: Science 114A
Phone (Office): (559) 278-3966

Recipient of 2016 NSF Career Award:  Navigation in Naturalistic and Changing Environments:  Perception, Learning and Memory

Recipient of the Provost's Promising New Faculty Award 2016

Recipient of the CSM Outstanding Teaching Award, 2016


  • Ph.D. University of Arizona

Areas of Expertise

  • Neuroethology and neurobiology
  • Adaptive behaviors and neural plasticity
  • Insect cognition
  • Focus on obtaining novel insights into behavior and neural mechanisms underlying spatial processing, learning and memory, and navigation