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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 investigate how neuron-glia interactions shape development, circuit function and disease progression. Dwight Bergles PhD Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • We want to understand our learning and cognition by cells and synapses. Hyungbae Kwon PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • 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 the neural codes that make object/scene vision so vivid and information-rich. Ed Connor PhD 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 neural circuits underlying reward, mood, and decision making. Jeremiah Cohen PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • 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
  • We study immediate early gene mediated plasticity in healthy and diseased brain. Paul Worley MD Professor of Neuroscience

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16 11 2020

Virtual Open House- Johns Hopkins Neuroscience PhD Program

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Baltimore citySee more

  • 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)