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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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  • Stewart Hendry PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • Ulrich Mueller PhD Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Biology
  • My research interest is in understanding how sensory experience alters brain circuits. Hey-Kyoung Lee 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
  • My lab investigates the function and development of higher order visual cortex. Kristina Nielsen PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study the neural basis of learning and memory, decision-making, and timing. Marshall Hussain Shuler PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study neural circuits for sensory perception, with a focus on touch. Daniel O'Connor PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
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20 09 2018

Dr. Dölen Publishes Study Suggesting Octopuses Moods are Influenced by drug Ectasy

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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)