Molecular and Cellular

Griffith, Leslie

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Griffith, Leslie (Brandeis University) Cellular, genetic, biochemical and physiological processes that contribute to sleep and learning in Drosophila

Chen, Lulu

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Chen, Lulu (UC Irvine) Molecular and cellular mechanisms of synapse development and function in disorders of learning and memory.

Levine, Ariel

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Levine, Ariel (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Spinal cord motor circuits and cell types

Rajadhyaksha, Anjali

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Rajadhyaksha, Anjali (Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences) Neuronal voltage-gated L-type Ca2 channel subunits role in experience-dependent plasticity

De Rubeis, Silvia

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De Rubeis, Silvia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders

Zachariou, Venetia

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Zachariou, Venetia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Signal transduction and epigenetic mechanisms underlying CNS disorders and their treatment

Coulson, Elizabeth

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Coulson, Elizabeth (University of Queensland) Loss of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in Alzheimer’s disease and role of neurotrophins in the normal and pathological function of these neurons

Martin, Kelsey

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Martin, Kelsey (UCLA) Molecular and cell biological mechanisms underlying long-lasting memory, with a focus on changes in gene expression that mediate experience-dependent changes in neural circuitry

Babu, Kavita

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Babu, Kavita (Indian Institute of Science, India) Signalling role of cell adhesion molecules at the neuromuscular junction using C. elegans as the model system

Scimemi, Annalisa

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Scimemi, Annalisa (SUNY Albany) Neurotransmitter transporters and synaptic function; quantitative imaging and computer modeling

Lefebvre, Julie

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Lefebvre, Julie (Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)) Developmental and molecular mechanisms of neuronal diversity and wiring

Rezaval, Carolina

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Rezaval, Carolina (University of Birmingham, UK) Genetic and neural basis underlying behavior

Esposito, Maria Soledad

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Esposito, Maria Soledad (Medical Physics Department, CNEA, Argentina) Neurobiology of movement

Siclari, Francesca

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Siclari, Francesca (CHUV, Lausanne (Switzerland)) Sleep, dreams, consciousness, Sleep’s disorders

Lüthi, Anita

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Lüthi, Anita (University of Lausanne (Switzerland)) Exploration of thalamocortical networks, brain oscillations and rhythms, sensory processing during sleep, manipulation of sleep and wake states

Aits, Sonja

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Aits, Sonja (Lund University) Combining artificial intelligence and biomedicine to study cell death and lysosome in neurological diseases and cancer

Aw, Sherry

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Aw, Sherry (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore) Circuit and molecular mechanisms that underlie movement dysfunctions using Drosophila disease models

Prager-Khoutorsky, Masha

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Prager-Khoutorsky, Masha (McGill University) Neurobiology of hypothalamic circuits controlling body fluid homeostasis

Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda

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Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Functional characteristics of neurons in the dentate gyrus

Friedman, Allyson

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Friedman, Allyson (Hunter College, CUNY) Factors that alter neural circuit responses to influence stress susceptibility

Sodhi, Monsheel 

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Sodhi, Monsheel (Loyola University Chicago) Molecular basis of psychiatric disorders that increase the risk of suicide

Cai, Denise

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Cai, Denise (Mount Sinai) Cellular and circuit mechanisms for how memories change across time and experience; development of open-source tools and neurotechnology

Veruki, Margaret

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Veruki, Margaret (University of Bergen, Norway) Neural circuits and synaptic physiology in the retina

Kaltschmidt, Julia

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Kaltschmidt, Julia (Stanford University) Neuronal circuitry underlying locomotion, sexual function and motility

Rodal, Avi

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Rodal, Avi (Brandeis) Membrane trafficking and membrane organization at synapses

Rodal, Avi

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Rodal, Avi (Brandeis) Membrane trafficking and membrane organization at synapses

Fioravante, Diasynou

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Fioravante, Diasynou (University of California, Davis) Neurophysiology of small neural networks for learning and memory

Keleman, Krystyna

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Keleman, Krystyna (Janelia Research Campus)  Fly courtship & memory; neural circuits & plasticity

DeNardo, Laura

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DeNardo, Laura (UCLA) Cortical circuits underlying adaptive behaviors

Hidalgo, Alicia

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Hidalgo, Alicia (University of Birmingham) Structural plasticity in the central nervous system, in health, in development, regeneration and repair

Chen, Yao

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Chen, Yao (Washington University, St Louis) Spatial and temporal dynamics of biological signals

Arruda-Carvalho, Maithe

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Arruda-Carvalho, Maithe (University of Toronto Scarborough) Understanding how the maturation of sensitive brain circuits underlies the emergence of complex behaviour and sensitivity to stress in mice

Bagot, Rosemary

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Bagot, Rosemary (McGill University) Circuit and molecular mechanisms of altered brain function underlying depression

Martinowich, Keri

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Martinowich, Keri (Lieber Institute/ Johns Hopkins) Molecular regulation of defined neural circuits during learning, memory, aggression, and social behavior

Schmidt, Tiffany

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Schmidt, Tiffany (Northwestern University) Mapping visual circuits from retinal function to visual behavior

Korsching, Sigrun I.

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Korsching, Sigrun I. (Institute for Genetics, University of Cologne) Sensation, perception and behavior in vertebrate olfaction

Bloom, Ona

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Bloom, Ona (Feinstein Institute Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell) Response to traumatic spinal cord injury in humans and animal models

Morgan, Jennifer

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Morgan, Jennifer (Marine Biological Laboratory) Synaptic mechanisms associated with neurodegenerative and regenerative processes

Clemens, Kelly

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Clemens, Kelly (University of New South Wales) Behavioural neurobiology of nicotine addiction

Marlin, Bianca Jones

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Marlin, Bianca Jones (Columbia University) Investigating transgenerational epigenetic inheritance and how traumatic experiences in parents affect the brain structure and behavior of their offspring

Schnell, Bettina

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Schnell, Bettina (Caesar/ Max Planck) Neurobiology of flight control in Drosophila

Hong, Elizabeth

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Hong, Elizabeth (Caltech) Synaptic physiology and neural computation in Drosophila

Singhvi, Aakanksha

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Singhvi, Aakanksha (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centerq) Glial modulation of neuron shape, functions and animal behavior

Knafo, Shira

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Knafo, Shira (The University of the Basque Country) Molecular and synaptic mechanisms underlying social behavior, learning and memory, cognitive malfunction and cognitive enhancement

Williams, Megan

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Williams, Megan (University of Utah) The role of selective cell adhesion in synapse formation and function

Monteggia, Lisa

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Monteggia, Lisa (UT Southwestern) Synaptic mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and treatments

Hurd, Yasmin

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Hurd, Yasmin (UCLA) Cannabinoids and addiction

Sousa-Nunes, Rita

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Sousa-Nunes, Rita (King’s College London) Neurogenesis and cancer

Sahara, Setsuko

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Sahara, Setsuko (King’s College London) Development of the mammalian neocortex

Larsen, Camilla

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Larsen, Camilla (King’s College London) Neural basis of chemotaxis

Andreae, Laura

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Andreae, Laura (King’s College London) Neuronal circuit and synapse formation during development

Heron, Rosalind

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Heron, Rosalind (University of Glasgow) Neuronal function in relation to learning and memory, the regulation of fat metabolism, and recovery from peripheral nerve damage

Carreira, Maria B

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Carreira, Maria B (INDICASAT AIP) Biology of Alzheimer’s disease using cellular and animal models

Josselyn, Sheena

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Josselyn, Sheena (University of Toronto) Understanding how the brain encodes, stores, manipulates and extract information from memories

Bobeck, Erin

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Bobeck, Erin (Utah State University) Molecular mechanisms of pain and opioid addiction

de la Prida, Liset

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de la Prida, Liset (Instituto Cajal CSIC) Hippocampal oscillations in health and disease

Bautista Diana

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Bautista Diana (UC Berkeley) Mechanisms of touch, pain and itch

Calakos, Nicole

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Calakos, Nicole (Duke University) Synaptic plasticity mechanisms for adaptive & maladaptive behavior involving the basal ganglia

Giocomo, Lisa

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Giocomo, Lisa (Stanford University) Neural representations of spatial memory and navigation

Pala, Aurélie

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Pala, Aurélie (Georgia Institute of Technology) Interhemispheric integration of tactile sensory information

Raman, Indira

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Raman, Indira (Northwestern University) Synaptic and biophysical mechanisms of cerebellar function

Polter, Abigail

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Polter, Abigail (George Washington University) Synaptic and peptidergic regulation of monoamine circuits

Grissom, Nicola

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Grissom, Nicola (University of Minnesota) Molecular mechanisms underlying decision making

Dus, Monica

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Dus, Monica (University of Michigan) Neuroepigenetics of feeding circuits in Drosophila

Tong, Michelle

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Tong, Michelle (Earlham College) Molecular mechanisms of olfactory memory

Dona, Erika

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Dona, Erika (MRC LMB, Cambridge) Developmental genetic basis and behavioural significance of sexually dimorphic circuits

Borgland, Stephanie

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Borgland, Stephanie (Univ. of Calgary) Synaptic plasticity in circuits underlying motivated behaviour

Sadri-Vakili, Ghazaleh

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Sadri-Vakili, Ghazaleh (Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School) Understanding molecular mechanisms that lead to pathogenesis in neurological and psychiatric disorders

Goodman, Miriam

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Goodman, Miriam (Stanford) Sensory mechanotransduction and thermotransduction in C.elegans

Meredith, Andrea

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Meredith, Andrea (U. Maryland Medical School) Ion channels, circadian rhythms in neuronal activity and circuits

Sivilotti, Lucia

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Sivilotti, Lucia (UCL) Single-molecule function of ion channels in the nicotinic superfamily

Pedarzani, Paola

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Pedarzani, Paola (UCL) Ion channels and the regulation of membrane excitability and firing properties of neurones

Schwarz, Lindsay

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Schwarz, Lindsay (St. Jude’s) Mechanisms regulating diverse functions of norepinephrine neurons

Alberini, Cristina

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Alberini, Cristina (NYU) Molecular mechanisms of Long-term memory

Ehrlich, Ingrid

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Ehrlich, Ingrid (University of Tuebingen) Cellular and synaptic basis of fear conditioning and extinction.

DeNardo, Lara

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DeNardo, Lara (Stanford) Role of prefrontal cortex in remote fear memory retrieval; circuit mapping tools

Stern, Sarah

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Stern, Sarah (Rockefeller University) Regulation of innate behaviors by learning

Batista-Brito, Renata

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Batista-Brito, Renata (Yale) Interneuron development

Riabinina, Olena

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Riabinina, Olena (Univ. of Manchester) Insect sensory neuroscience and genetics

Galliano, Elisa

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Galliano, Elisa (King’s College London/ Harvard University) Development, plasticity and learning in olfactory circuits

Wefelmeyer, Winnie

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Wefelmeyer, Winnie (King’s College London) Homeostatic plasticity; Axon Initial Segment regulation

Lim, Lynette

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Lim, Lynette (King’s College London) Interneuron cell-type specification and development

Sylwestrak, Emily

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Sylwestrak, Emily (Stanford) High-throughput molecular phenotyping of brain tissue

Kaun, Karla

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Kaun, Karla  (Brown University) Mechanisms of memory, reward and addiction in the fruit fly

Tronson, Natalie

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Tronson, Natalie (Univ. of Michigan)  Molecular mechanisms underlying learning and memory

Heckscher, Ellie

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Heckscher, Ellie (University of Chicago) Development and Function of Neural Circuits in the Sensorimotor System

Sanchez-Vives, Mavi

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Sanchez-Vives, Mavi (ICREA- Institute of Biomedical Research, Barcelona) Spontaneous emergent activity, slow oscillations, brain states, immersive virtual reality, body representation

Gall, Christine

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Gall, Christine (UC Irvine) Neuroplasticity and neuronal survival

Goshen, Inbal

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Goshen, Inbal (The Hebrew University) Hippocampal neurons and glia in recent and remote memory

Creed, Meaghan

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Creed, Meaghan (University of Maryland) Synaptic transmission and plasticity in the reward system

Regev, Aviv

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Regev, Aviv (MIT & Broad Institute) Biological circuits, gene regulation, and evolution

Fitzgerald, Melinda

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Fitzgerald, Melinda (University of Western Australia) Mechanisms and treatment of neurotrauma

Rico, Beatriz

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Rico, Beatriz (King’s College London) Neural circuit assembly and brain disorders

Houart, Corinne

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Houart, Corinne (King’s College London) Comparative studies of CNS development

Blackwell, Kim

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Blackwell, Kim (George Mason University) Signaling pathways involved in long term memory

Keck, Tara

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Keck, Tara (UCL) Imaging plasticity and adaptation of circuits in vivo

Takehara-Nishiuchi, Kaori

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Takehara-Nishiuchi, Kaori (University of Toronto) Physiological mechanisms underlying memory

Boulanger, Lisa

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Boulanger, Lisa (Princeton University) Immune proteins in the formation and function of neuronal connectivity

Bradshaw, Heather

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Bradshaw, Heather (Indiana University) Cannabinoid-related lipid signaling in the CNS

Garrison, Jennifer

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Garrison, Jennifer (Buck Institute for Research on Aging) Cellular and circuit mechanisms of neuromodulation in behavior

Skinner, Frances

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Skinner, Frances (Krembil Research Institute and Univ Toronto) Modeling cellular-based hippocampal activities

Venton, Jill

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Venton, Jill (University of Virginia) Neurotransmitter dynamics in rodents and Drosophila

Butler, Samantha

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Butler, Samantha (UCLA) Development and regeneration of spinal cord Neural Circuitry

Brennand, Kristen

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Brennand, Kristen (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Stem cell models of Psychiatric disorders