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Studying neuron polarity with microfluidic chambers (Pamela Yao, NIA)
Probing thermosensation with tarantula toxins (Kenton Swartz, NINDS)
Genetically targeting CA2 in hippocampus (Serena Dudek, NIEHS)
A neural substrate for color preference in the fly (Chi-Hon Lee, NICHD)

About Neuroscience @ NIH

The NIH is home to one of the largest neuroscience research centers in the world. Over 150 laboratories, originating from eleven different Institutes, conduct research in the basic, translational, and clinical neurosciences. Through scientific collaboration, Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Programs, jointly sponsored Seminar Series and Special Interest Groups, scientists at NIH contribute to a vital and growing neuroscience research community. This website represents an inter-institute effort to convey, on an NIH wide basis, the research being conducted in the neurosciences. The specific areas of neuroscience research represented within this site range over a broad spectrum within the biological sciences including biophysics, molecular and cellular neurobiology, synapses and circuits, neuronal development, integrative neuroscience, brain imaging and both neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Feature Faculty

Yeka Aponte, Ph.D.

Investigator, NIDA

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Upcoming Events

NIH Neuroscience Series

  • broadcast
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    Noon to 1 pm
    Spinal Motoneurons: Sherrington’s ‘Final Common Pathway’ or Motor Network Regulators?
    Michael O'Donovan, M.D., Ph.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm. 620/630
    Host: Dr. Jeff Smith
  • broadcast
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Noon to 1 pm
    Axon Degeneration: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential
    Aaron DiAntonio, M.D., Ph.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm. 620/630
    Host: Dr. Claire LePichon
  • broadcast
    Monday, November 18, 2019
    Noon to 1 pm
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    Dora Angelaki, Ph.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm. 620/630
    Host: Dr. Richard Krauzlis