CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

Areas Of Concentration - Plasticity of Circuits and Synapses

Elias Aizenman
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroprotection.
German Barrionuevo
Synaptic integration and plasticity in hippocampal area CA3.
Alison Barth
Plasticity in developing and adult neocortex.
Brent Doiron
Theoretical investigations of the impact of neural variability on sensory processing.
Yan Dong
Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying pathological neural plasticity
Kirk I. Erickson
Neuroimaging and cognitive studies of age and health.
Kenneth N. Fish
Functional consequences of altered connectivity in schizophrenia; the early secretory pathway’s role in neurodevelopment and synaptogenesis
Aryn H. Gittis
Neural circuits in the basal ganglia involved in motor control and disease
Anthony A. Grace
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia system related to psychiatric disorders.
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.
H. Richard Koerber
Development, plasticity and pain processing in sensory neurons and in the spinal dorsal horn.
Sandra J. Kuhlman
Influence of cortical inhibitory circuits on sensory development and perceptual learning.
Stephen D. Meriney
Regulation and modulation of presynaptic ion channels and transmitter release in healthy and diseased synapses.
Paul W. Munro
Adaption, learning, and plasticity in simulated neural networks.
Anne-Marie Oswald
Contributions of cortical microcircuit properties to information processing and coding in the olfactory system.
Sarah E. Ross
Functional Organization of Spinal Somatosensory Circuits
Jonathan Rubin
Theoretical and computational modeling of dynamics in neuronal networks.
Maria E. Rubio
Ultrastructure and the chemical nature of the tripartite synapse
Thanos Tzounopoulos
Molecular, cellular and circuit mechanisms of normal and pathological hearing
Bill J. Yates
Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.