Anatomy and Cell Biology

  • ¬†Neurobiology

    Martin Cassell, PhD

    • Delineating the microcircuitry and network organization of brain systems involved in emotion and emotion-linked associative learning
    • Vascular supply of the human central and peripheral nervous systems
    • Functional neuroanatomy of the brain renin-angiotensin system

    C. Andrew Frank, PhD

    • Use of electrophysiology to understand the phenomenology and molecular mechanisms that underlie synaptic homeostasis, and the maintenance of stable synapse function

    Nicholas Pantazis, PhD

    • Molecular mechanism(s) underlying alcohol-induced neuronal death in the developing brain
    • The roles of calcium, nitric oxide, and growth factors in protecting the developing brain against alcohol-induced neurodegeneration

    Rhesus Cerebellum