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Areas of Research

Cellular | Molecular | Developmental

Neurons perform highly complex and dynamic functions, are highly diverse, and are connected into precise networks that enable information processing. Researchers in the department seek to understand the biological mechanisms that enable neurons to function, differentiate, and wire together into networks.

Faculty specializing in this research area include:

Amy Arnsten
Sreeganga Chandra
Daniel Colón-Ramos
Michael Crair
Pietro De Camilli
Elena Gracheva
Junjie Guo
Marc Hammarlund
Michael Higley
Liang Liang
Janghoo Lim
Pasko Rakic
Michael Schwartz
Nenad Sestan
Gordon Shepherd
Stephen Strittmatter
Susumu Tomita
Shaul Yogev