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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

Harish Pant, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, NINDS

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Upcoming Events

NIH Neuroscience Series

  • Rethinking Depression and its Treatment: Perspectives from Studies of Deep Brain Stimulation broadcast

    Speaker: HELEN MAYBERG, M.D.
    Monday, June 01, 2015
    12 Noon
    Location: Porter Neuroscience Research Center
    Host: Leslie Ungerleider
  • TBD broadcast

    Speaker: JURGEN KLINGAUF, PH.D.
    Monday, June 08, 2015
    12 Noon
    Location: Porter Neuroscience Research Center
    Host: Ling-Gang Wu

NINDS Grand Rounds

  • TBD

    Speaker: Dr. Christopher Baker
    Tuesday, June 02, 2015
    9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m
    Location: Lipsett Amphitheater of Building 10
    Host:
  • TBD

    Speaker: Dr. Partha Mitra
    Tuesday, June 09, 2015
    9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m
    Location: Lipsett Amphitheater of Building 10
    Host:
  • Charcot Lecture

    Speaker: TBD
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015
    9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m
    Location: Lipsett Amphitheater of Building 10
    Host: