Faculty and Research
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging.
Expertise: Developmental neurobiology.
Expertise: Human spatial orientation and motor control.
Area of Expertise: Oscillating chemical reactions and pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems
Expertise: Neural development and behavior.
Expertise: Understanding how the brain is able to produce learned behaviors.
Expertise: Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity.
Expertise: Cognitive and social neuroscience; influence of age and culture on memory.
Expertise: Self-control; empathy and environmentalism.
Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, reward, learning, decision-making, chemosensation.
Expertise: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain.
Expertise: Molecular neurobiology and RNA metabolism.
Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning.
Expertise: Genomics of brain development.
Expertise: Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to spaceflight and autonomous vehicles.
Expertise: Modulation of neural networks.
Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience.
Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex.
Expertise: Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors
Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.
Expertise: Endosomal membrane traffic in neurons.
Expertise: Circadian rhythms, behavior and gene expression.
Expertise: Visual perception. Cognitive processes.
Expertise: Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.
Expertise: Executive function.
Expertise: Modeling and mathematical analysis of systems inspired by the brain's activity
Expertise: Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties.
Expertise: Development and function of cortical circuits.