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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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  • We are studying how the microRNA system regulates neuronal signaling and plasticity. Jay Baraban MD, PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • Stewart Hendry PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study immediate early gene mediated plasticity in healthy and diseased brain. Paul Worley MD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab investigates how the insect brain receives, interprets, and responds to odors. Christopher Potter PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Sensory Biology
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My research interest is in understanding how sensory experience alters brain circuits. Hey-Kyoung Lee PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies how brain circuits process sensory information to generate perception. Solange Brown MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies movement control and learning in people with and without brain damage. Amy Bastian PhD Professor of Neuroscience

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29 08 2016

Foster lab experiment with food rewards show how rats form some memories featured in Neuron

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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)