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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.

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Learning, Memory, & Adaptive Plasticity

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

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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
  • 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
  • Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage
  • Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group
  • Marc Halterman Lab - Vulnerability and Delayed Neuron Loss After Stroke
  • 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
  • Paige Lab - Spatial Orientation 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

  • 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
  • Huxlin Lab - Behavioral Studies and Functional Imaging of Visual Function, Plasticity and Rehabilitation After Brain Damage
  • Majewska Lab - The Functional Synapse Group
  • Marc Halterman Lab - Vulnerability and Delayed Neuron Loss After Stroke
  • O'Banion-Olschowka Labs - CNS Neuroinflammation Research
  • Paige Lab - Spatial Orientation Research
  • Portman Lab - Sex Differences in the Development and Function of the C. elegans Nervous System

Sensory, Motor, & Integrative Systems Neuroscience

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

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