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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 study neural circuits for sensory perception, with a focus on touch. Daniel O'Connor PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • We seek to understand molecular mechanisms that wire up the nervous system. Alex Kolodkin PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the emergence of object representations in the visual cortex and their function in perception. Rudiger von der Heydt PhD Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
  • We investigate how neuron-glia interactions shape development, circuit function and disease progression. Dwight Bergles PhD Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Stewart Hendry PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab investigates the function and development of higher order visual cortex. Kristina Nielsen PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study novel messenger molecules and their interface with psychotropic drugs. Solomon Snyder MD, DSc, DPhil (Hon Causa) Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab tries to understand how sensory experience shapes cortical circuitry and function. Alfredo Kirkwood PhD Professor of Neuroscience

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19 06 2018

Symposium Celebrating Rick Huganir - 30 Years at Johns Hopkins

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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)