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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 are studying how the microRNA system regulates neuronal signaling and plasticity. Jay Baraban MD, 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
  • Computational neuroscience models enable us to understand seemingly disparate experimental results in context. Ernst Niebur PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • Christopher Fetsch PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the neural mechanisms underlying decision-making and executive control. Veit Stuphorn PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the molecular, synaptic, and circuit mechanisms of social behaviors, autism, schizophrenia, and addiction. Gul Dolen MD, PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience, Brain Science Institute, Wendy Klag Center
  • Our laboratory studies phototransduction and olfactory transduction. King-Wai Yau PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies neural circuits underlying reward, mood, and decision making. Jeremiah Cohen PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute

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18 05 2021

Congratulations to Dr. Angelika Doetzlhofer for the 2021 Hamilton Smith 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)