Research


Research

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Ashley Bear

Ashley Bear is a graduate student in Evolutionary Biology who is exploring the neurophysiological and genetic components of environmentally induced change in courtship behavior in the buteterfly,...

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Dipon Ghosh

I am fascinated by the molecular and cellular processes that drive behavior.

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Toxin Research

Pain is the most common reason for physician consultation in the United States and the main reason for visiting the emergency department in more than 50% of cases.

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Gene Expression in Circadian Rhythms

Circadian rhythms drive daily oscillations of gene expression in tissues throughout the body.

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Michael Kunst

Neuropeptidergic signaling plays an important role in modulating arousal in vertebrates and invertebrates with the majority of these pathways conserved throughout evolution.

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Li Yan McCurdy

An animal's fitness is contingent on its ability to make behavioral choices in light of sensory inputs; such decisions are more difficult when the animal must choose between conflicting stimuli.

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Mitochondrial Research

Pro-apoptotic signaling via the transcription factor E2F1 in mammalian neurons can be induced by mitochondrially derived oxidative stress in an AMPK dependent manner.

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Davide Raccuglia

A human brain in a deep sleep phase displays highly synchronous activity in some neurons while other neurons become silent.

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Divya Sitaraman

The remarkable ability of the nervous system to integrate external stimuli with the internal state to produce these behaviors in invertebrates and vertebrates is intriguing and complex.