Contact Us

Have questions about the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (IPN) or application process? Contact the IPN staff!

The Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience faculty and staff are dedicated to helping prospective applicants and students succeed in their respective goals. They are great resources for making your time at Georgetown a valuable experience.

If you have general inquiries about the application process and program, email Ludise Malkova at

Kathy Maguire-Zeiss, Ph.D.

Director, IPN Program
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
New Research Building, Room EP04
Phone: (202) 687-2791

Maya Sapiurka, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Administration, IPN Program
New Research Building, Room EP04A

Ludise Malkova, Ph.D.

Director of Admissions, IPN Program
Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Physiology
New Research Building, Room W209B
Phone: (202) 687-0224

John VanMeter, Ph.D.

Director of Student Advisory Committee, IPN Program
Associate Professor, Neurology Department
Director of the Center for Functional Imaging
Preclinical Building, Suite LM-14
Phone: (202) 687-3592

Our Location


Visitors have many options getting to campus. Public transportation (Metrobus, Metrorail, and the DC Circulator bus) is recommended due to traffic congestion. The Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) offer free shuttles from the Dupont Circle (Red Line) and Rosslyn (Blue and Orange lines) Metro stations to campus.