CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

Behavioral/Systems/Cognitive

Susanne E. Ahmari
Circuit dynamics underlying pathology and treatment of compulsive behaviors and anxiety disorders
Carey D. Balaban
Anatomy, neurophysiology, and neurochemistry of vestibular function.
Aaron Batista
Sensory-motor integration and neural prosthetics
Marlene Behrmann
Visual cognition in normal and brain-damaged humans.
Marlene Cohen
Using attention to study cortical population codes
Carol L. Colby
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.
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.
G. Bard Ermentrout
Applications of mathematics to biological systems.
Julie A. Fiez
Neuroimaging and behavioral studies of language, working memory, motivation, and learning.
Neeraj J. Gandhi
Neural basis of sensorimotor integration and cognition
Omar A. El Gharbawie
Organization of the parietal-frontal network that controls reaching and grasping.
Peter J. Gianaros
Imaging neuroscience studies of stressful experiences and cardiovascular disease risk.
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.
Lori L. Holt
Auditory cognitive neuroscience, with a focus on spoken language
Bryan M. Hooks
Organization of mouse cortical circuitry underlying control of movement
Charles C. Horn
Neurobiology of nausea and vomiting.
John P. Horn
Synaptic computation and neuromodulation in catecholaminergic neurons
Robert E. Kass
Statistical analysis of neural data.
Anthony E. Kline
Pharmacological and environmental approaches for neurobehavioral and histological recovery after experimental traumatic brain injury.
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.
Tai Sing Lee
Computational and electrophysiological study of visual perception, perceptual organization, neural plasticity and neural coding; computer vision.
Beatriz Luna
Brain basis underlying underlying neurocognitive development through adolescence. Multimodal approaches (fMRI, rsfMRI, MRSI, DTI, MEG, and PET) and analyses are used.
Colleen A. McClung
The molecular basis of psychiatric diseases.
Paul W. Munro
Adaption, learning, and plasticity in simulated neural networks.
Carl R. Olson
Cortical mechanisms of cognition in primates.
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.
Srivatsun Sadagopan
The perception of vocal communication sounds in realistic listening conditions
Andrew B. Schwartz
Cerebral basis for volitional movement and cortical neural prosthetics.
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.
Matthew A. Smith
Cortical circuits and population codes that underlie visual perception
Peter L. Strick
CNS circuits of motor and cognitive functions; motor skill acquisition and retention; functional imaging.
Alan F. Sved
Central neural control of the autonomic nervous system and cardiovascular function; neurobiology of nicotine pharmacology.
Michael Tarr
High-level vision and categorization in humans
Mary Torregrossa
Determining developmental risk factors for addiction and novel treatments based on learning and memory systems.
Gelsy Torres-Oviedo
Neuromechanical mechanisms for locomotor learning in humans with and without neurological disorders.
Robert S. Turner
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia-cortical networks in health and disease.
Thanos Tzounopoulos
Molecular, cellular and circuit mechanisms of normal and pathological hearing
Nathaniel N. Urban
Physiology imaging and computation in the olfactory system.
Timothy Verstynen
Neural basis of action planning, decision-making and skill learning.
Bill J. Yates
Vestibular influences on autonomic control and navigation.