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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.

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Kevin G. Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Staff Scientist, NINDS

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Upcoming Events

NIH Neuroscience Series

  • broadcast
    Monday, January 28, 2019
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    Dissecting Hippocampal Microcircuits for Navigation and Learning
    Attila Losonczy, Ph.D., M.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
    Host: Dr. Dax hoffman
  • Monday, February 11, 2019
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    Local Protein Synthesis at Neuronal Synapses
    Erin Schuman, Ph.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
    Host: Dr. Lucy Forrest
  • broadcast
    Monday, February 25, 2019
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    What Happens in Vagus: Temporal Regulation of Topographic Map Formation
    Cecilia Moens, Ph.D.
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
    Host: Dr. Katie Kindt