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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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  • My lab studies the neural mechanisms underlying decision-making and executive control. Veit Stuphorn PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study how the social brain matures during puberty. Tomomi Karigo PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • My research interest is in understanding how sensory experience alters brain circuits. Hey-Kyoung Lee PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • How do we develop and adapt flexible strategies for interacting with others? Maya Opendak PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab tries to understand how sensory experience shapes cortical circuitry and function. Alfredo Kirkwood PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies how brain circuits process sensory information to generate perception. Solange Brown MD, PhD Associate 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
  • My lab investigates the function and development of higher order visual cortex. Kristina Nielsen PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience

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4 05 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Alex Kolodkin for being elected to the National Academy of Sciences!

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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)