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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 tries to understand how sensory experience shapes cortical circuitry and function. Alfredo Kirkwood 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 molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain, itch, and inflammation. Xinzhong Dong PhD Professor of Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Dermatology
  • We study neural circuits for sensory perception, with a focus on touch. Daniel O'Connor PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Brain Science Institute
  • We study the neural basis of learning and memory, decision-making, and timing. Marshall Hussain Shuler PhD Associate Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab investigates how the insect brain receives, interprets, and responds to odors. Christopher Potter PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    Center for Sensory Biology
  • We study mechanisms of cellular differentiation and neurodegeneration, with relevance to disease. Shanthini Sockanathan PhD Professor of Neuroscience
  • My lab studies how brain circuits process sensory information to generate perception. Solange Brown MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

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21 04 2017

Neuroscience Graduate Student's Research on Huntington's Disease Featured in Neuron

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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)