Indira Raman is a professor in the Department of Neurobiology at Northwestern University, where she holds the Bill and Gayle Cook Chair in Biology.
Her research interests are in the areas of ion channel biophysics, synaptic transmission and cerebellar physiology. Projects in the Raman lab focus on the ion channel properties responsible for specific patterns of firing, the transmission of synaptic signals from Purkinje to cerebellar nuclear cells, the responses of cerebellar nuclear cells to different patterns of synaptic input, and the activity and changes in cerebellar neuronal spiking during motor behaviors and learning.
Raman is the recipient of a Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. She is also an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.