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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 emergence of object representations in the visual cortex and their function in perception. Rudiger von der Heydt PhD Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
  • I study how cells of the retina and hypothalamus are formed and contribute to behavior. Seth Blackshaw PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • We study the neural basis of learning and memory, decision-making, and timing. Marshall Shuler PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain, itch, and inflammation. Xinzhong Dong PhD Professor of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Dermatology
  • We investigate how neuron-glia interactions shape development, circuit function and disease progression. Dwight Bergles PhD Professor of Neuroscience and Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
  • Our laboratory studies phototransduction and olfactory transduction. King-Wai Yau PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory. Richard Huganir PhD Professor and Director Department of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies the impact of long noncoding RNAs on the establishment and maintenance of distinct neuronal cell types. Loyal Goff PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

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29 08 2016

Foster lab reports in Neuron how rats form memories associated with food rewards.

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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)