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MCO Research Faculty

Paola Arlotta

Developing approaches to aid neuronal regeneration in the context of neurodegenerative diseases of the cortical output circuitry; modulating neuronal function in psychiatric diseases affecting cortical microcircuitry

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Ben De Bivort

The molecular and neural circuit basis of behavioral individuality.

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Adam Cohen

Combining optics, protein engineering, chemistry, electrophysiology, simulation, and theory, at the levels of individual molecules, single cells, and whole, genetically modified, organisms.

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Carolyn Elya

Mechanisms of parasitic behavior manipulation across molecules, cells and circuits.

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Florian Engert

Synaptic plasticity: cellular mechanisms, development of functional networks and links to behaviour

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Takao Hensch

Experience-dependent brain development; critical periods

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Sam Kunes

Development of the nervous system, synaptic plasticity, behavior and evolution

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Naoshige Uchida

Neurobiology of perception and decision making

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Amanda Whipple

Non-coding RNA biology, imprinted gene expression regulation, neurobiology

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Yun Zhang

Molecular and circuit mechanisms underlying behavior and plasticity

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Xiaowei Zhuang

Single-molecule and super-resolution studies of cellular processes

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Bence Ölveczky

Neural mechanisms underlying motor sequence learning (On sabbatical Fall 2023)

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MCO Advising Faculty

Joshua Sanes

Assembly and function of neural circuits in the visual system (currently not taking students)

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