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Cell Signaling & Communications

Cell Signaling & CommunicationsProcesses and mechanisms underlying intracellular messaging, excitable membranes, and synaptic and non-synaptic transmission of neural information.

Active Research Laboratories

Computational Neuroscience

Computational NeuroscienceModelling of multisensory and integrative neural processing.

Active Research Laboratories

  • Lalor Lab - Explore quantitative modelling approaches to the analysis of sensory electrophysiology in humans
  • Maddox Lab - Investigate How the Visual System Interacts with the Auditory System to Improve Selective Attention Under Noisy Conditions

Learning, Memory, & Adaptive Plasticity

Learning, Memory, & Adaptive PlasticityProcesses and mechanisms underlying how early and adult experience modifies behavior and its underlying neural processes.

Active Research Laboratories

Neurobiology of Disease

Neurobiology of DiseaseFundamental pathologic, translational, and clinical processes and genetic predispositions that afflict the nervous system.

Active Research Laboratories

  • Cognitive Neuroscience Lab - Mechanisms of Spatial Orientation
  • Crane Lab - Motion Perception & Spatial Orientation
  • Foxe Lab - Cognitive Neurophysiology
  • Fudge Lab - Anatomy and Neurochemistry of Major Psychiatric Illnesses
  • Gan Lab - Developing Therapies for Blindness and Deafness via Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Replacement
  • Gelbard Lab - Glial and Immune Effector Cell Interactions with Synapses During Neuroinflammation
  • Haber Lab - Basal Ganglia and Degenerative Diseases
  • Halterman Stroke Lab - Stroke & Cardiac Arrest Research
  • Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage
  • Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group
  • Mayer-Pröschel Lab - Impairment of Neural Cell Functions During Developmental Insults
  • Mink Lab - Basal Ganglia in Normal Control of Movement
  • Nedergaard Lab - Glial Disease and Therapeutics
  • Noble Lab - Stem Cell Biology and Stem Cell Medicine
  • O'Banion-Olschowka Labs - CNS Neuroinflammation Research
  • Patricia White Lab - Regeneration After Noise Induced Hearing Loss
  • Portman Lab - Sex Differences in the Development and Function of the C. elegans Nervous System
  • Romanski Lab - Prefrontal Cortex Research
  • Schor Lab - Targeted Therapy for Neural Crest Tumors; Cell Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Shrager Lab - Neuron-Neuroglia Interactions
  • Thornton Lab - Neurogenetic Disorders

Neurodevelopment & Aging

Neurodevelopment & AgingNeural development and aging, including neurogenesis, differentiation, cell death, synaptic specification, and changes in neural organization and function that accompany senescence.

Active Research Laboratories

  • Foxe Lab - Cognitive Neurophysiology
  • Fudge Lab - Anatomy and Neurochemistry of Major Psychiatric Illnesses
  • Gan Lab - Developing Therapies for Blindness and Deafness via Gene Therapy and Stem Cell Replacement
  • Gelbard Lab - Glial and Immune Effector Cell Interactions with Synapses During Neuroinflammation
  • Halterman Stroke Lab - Stroke & Cardiac Arrest Research
  • Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage
  • Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group
  • O'Banion-Olschowka Labs - CNS Neuroinflammation Research
  • Portman Lab - Sex Differences in the Development and Function of the C. elegans Nervous System

Sensory, Motor, & Integrative Systems

Sensory, Motor, & Integrative SystemsSensory transduction, central processing and integration of sensory input across modalities, and the neural control of motor output and behavior.

Active Research Laboratories

  • Carney Lab - Auditory Neuroscience
  • Cognitive Neuroscience Lab - Mechanisms of Spatial Orientation
  • Crane Lab - Motion Perception & Spatial Orientation
  • DeAngelis Lab - Visual Neuroscience
  • Foxe Lab - Cognitive Neurophysiology
  • Freedman Lab - Neural Control of Coordinated Movements
  • Haber Lab - Basal Ganglia and Degenerative Diseases
  • Holt Lab - Synaptic Pharmacology of the Vestibular Apparatus
  • Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage
  • Lalor Lab - Explore quantitative modelling approaches to the analysis of sensory electrophysiology in humans
  • Luebke Lab - Auditory & Vestibular Efferent Systems
  • Maddox Lab - Investigate How the Visual System Interacts with the Auditory System to Improve Selective Attention Under Noisy Conditions
  • Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group
  • Mink Lab - Basal Ganglia in Normal Control of Movement
  • Nedergaard Lab - Glial Disease and Therapeutics
  • Newlands Lab - Physiology of the Vestibular System
  • Pasternak Lab - Cortical Circuitry Underlying Memory-Guided Sensory Decisions
  • Patricia White Lab - Regeneration After Noise Induced Hearing Loss
  • Portman Lab - Sex Differences in the Development and Function of the C. elegans Nervous System
  • Romanski Lab - Prefrontal Cortex Research
  • Schieber Lab - Neural Control of Hand and Finger Movements