CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

Areas Of Concentration - Neurotransmitter Receptors, Ion channels and Membrane Transporters

Elias Aizenman
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection.
Jun Chen
Mechanisms of cell death and neuroprotection in cerebral ischemia and Parkinson's disease.
Kenneth N. Fish
Functional consequences of altered connectivity in schizophrenia; the early secretory pathway’s role in neurodevelopment and synaptogenesis
Gregg E. Homanics
Mechanism(s) of alcohol action.
John P. Horn
Synaptic computation and neuromodulation in catecholaminergic neurons
Yanhua Huang
Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying drug addiction and sleep regulation of reward.
Tija C. Jacob
Regulation of GABAergic inhibition in development and mental disorders
Jon W. Johnson
Biophysics, pharmacology, regulation, and structure of glutamate receptors.
Karl Kandler
Development and plasticity of inhibitory circuits.
Edwin S. Levitan
Control of transmitter release by electrical and biochemical signaling.
David A. Lewis
Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia
Stephen D. Meriney
Regulation and modulation of presynaptic ion channels and transmitter release in healthy and diseased synapses.
Maria E. Rubio
Ultrastructure and the chemical nature of the tripartite synapse
Rebecca P. Seal
Studies of neural plasticity in motor disorders and the neural circuits underlying touch and pain.
Susan R. Sesack
Functional neuroanatomy of cortical and brainstem monoamine systems.
Alexander Sorkin
Cell and molecular biology of dopamine transporter
Dandan Sun
Ion transporters in neurological diseases.
Nathaniel N. Urban
Physiology imaging and computation in the olfactory system.
Amy K. Wagner
The impact of gender and changes in neurochemistry on rehabilitation and treatment outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Yan Xu
Gene and stem cell therapy in brain ischemia/membrane protein structure by NMR.