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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 molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory. Richard Huganir PhD Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience and Psychological and Brain Sciences
    Director, Department of Neuroscience
  • We are studying how the microRNA system regulates neuronal signaling and plasticity. Jay Baraban MD, PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab tries to understand how sensory experience shapes cortical circuitry and function. Alfredo Kirkwood PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study neural circuits for sensory perception, with a focus on touch. Daniel O'Connor PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • We seek to understand molecular mechanisms that wire up the nervous system. Alex Kolodkin PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies movement control and learning in people with and without brain damage. Amy Bastian PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study the neural basis of learning and memory, decision-making, and timing. Marshall Hussain Shuler 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

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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)