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One of the hallmarks of the Department of Neuroscience is the level of interaction and collaboration between laboratories and laboratories in other departments.

RICHARD HUGANIR, PhD, Director

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  • My lab studies neural circuits underlying reward, mood, and decision making. Jeremiah Cohen PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • My lab tries to understand how sensory experience shapes cortical circuitry and function. Alfredo Kirkwood PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab investigates how the insect brain receives, interprets, and responds to odors. Christopher Potter PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Sensory Biology
    Co-Director of the Neuroscience Training Program
  • We want to understand our learning and cognition by cells and synapses. Hyungbae Kwon PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the molecular, synaptic, and circuit mechanisms of social behaviors, autism, schizophrenia, and addiction. Gul Dolen MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, Brain Science Institute, Wendy Klag Center
  • We study the neural basis of learning and memory, decision-making, and timing. Marshall Hussain Shuler PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory. Richard Huganir PhD Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Psychological and Brain Sciences
    Director, Department of Neuroscience

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19 08 2019

Publications - August 2019

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  • The waterfront promenade is a great way to enjoy a sunny day in Baltimore. From Harborplace, you can walk east through lovely waterfront neighborhoods—Harbor East, Fells Point,Canton. Great watering holes, pubs, and coffee shops! Ronald Schnaar, Professor
    The Chesapeake Bay is one of the premier sailing areas in the world. I love sailing my boat and spending time on the water. Ernst Niebur, Professor
    I love the Crab Cake Cones from the Gypsy Queen (gypsyqueencafe.com) food truck when they’re on campus. Jenn Orthmann Murphy, MD, PhD (Postdoc, Bergles Lab)
  • The year-round ultimate frisbee leagues in Catonsville and the Neuroscience department softball team. Travis Faust, Graduate Student (Sawa Lab)
    I’m new here, so getting lost biking through Baltimore has been a great way to explore. The murals are beautiful. Also, it’s wonderful to be living in a city that is celebrated for their crab dishes—my favorite comfort food! Raina D’Aleo, Graduate Student
    Each neighborhood in Baltimore has a unique personality offering a variety of affordable food options. I love the charcuterie selection at Trinacria and Parts & Labor. Wendy Xin, Graduate Student (Bonci Lab)