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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science
December 3, 2016
Canadian Excellence
Dr. Diano Marrone

Dr. Diano Marrone

Associate Professor, Psychology

Contact Information
Email: dmarrone{[at]}
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.2990
Fax: (519) 746-7605
Office Location: N2013 (Science Building)
Office Hours: By Appointment Only
Languages Spoken


Academic Background

BA (University of Manitoba)

MASc (University of Toronto)

PhD (University of Toronto)

Post-doctoral Fellow (Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Univ. of Arizona)

Associate Research Scientist (Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, Univ. of Arizona)


Dr. Marrone is a behavioural neuroscientist who studies neurophysiology and gene expression related to learning and memory, with a particular emphasis on the neurobiology of ageing and age-related disease. He joined the Department of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University in July 2007.

Dr. Marrone received his Masterís degree in 2002, and his PhD in 2004 in the Department of Psychology and the interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience at the University of Toronto with Dr. Ted L. Petit. He then joined the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute as a post-doctoral fellow working with Drs. Carol A. Barnes and Bruce L. McNaughton at the University of Arizona before joining Wilfrid Laurier University.  For more details on Dr. Marrone's research, please follow the links to the left.

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