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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
  • 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 investigate how the hippocampus provides the contextual framework for episodic memories. James Knierim PhD Professor of Neuroscience
    Co-Director of the Neuroscience Training Program
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • Our laboratory studies phototransduction and olfactory transduction. King-Wai Yau PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the neural mechanisms underlying decision-making and executive control. Veit Stuphorn PhD Associate 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

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17 01 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Gül Dölen for being selected as a Finalist in the 2020 President's Frontier Award!

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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)