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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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Steven Jacobson, Ph.D.

Senior Investigator, NINDS

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Upcoming Events

NIH Neuroscience Series

  • ***Seminar Cancelled***
    Local Protein Synthesis in Neurons

    Speaker: Erin M. Schuman, Ph.D.
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    Location: Building 35A, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm 620
    Host: Dr. Lucy Forrest
  • Interactions Between Memory and Decision Systems of the Brain

    Speaker: Sheri J.Y. Mizumori, Ph.D.
    Monday, May 01, 2017
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    Location: Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm. 620
    Host: Dr. Betsy Murray
  • Decoding Imagined Movements from the Posterior Parietal Cortex of Tetraplegic Humans

    Speaker: Richard Andersen, Ph.D.
    Monday, May 08, 2017
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    Location: Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Rm. 620
    Host: Dr. Barry Horwitz

The Clinical Neuroscience Grand Rounds

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    Speaker: Dr. Daniel Geschwind
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    9:30 am
    Location: Bldg. 10, Lipsett
    Host: OCD