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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.


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  • My lab investigates how the insect brain receives, interprets, and responds to odors. Christopher Potter PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Sensory Biology
  • My lab studies neural circuits underlying reward, mood, and decision making. Jeremiah Cohen PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • We investigate how neuron-glia interactions shape development, circuit function and disease progression. Dwight Bergles PhD Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • We study the neural codes that make object/scene vision so vivid and information-rich. Ed Connor PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • Our lab studies neural circuits underlying natural and drug reward. Patricia Janak PhD Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • We investigate how the hippocampus provides the contextual framework for episodic memories. James Knierim PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study novel messenger molecules and their interface with psychotropic drugs. Solomon Snyder MD, DSc, DPhil (Hon Causa) Professor of Neuroscience

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18 10 2016

Potter Lab Identifies a Possible "FLAVOR" Center in the Mosquito Brain

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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)