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Selected Research Area: Neurobiology

Human behavior and cognitive function depends upon the correct wiring and function of billions of neurons in the human brain. Scientists in our department are at the forefront conducting innovative research in areas of neuroscience ranging from neurometabolism to synaptic connectivity and cognitive disease.

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TRP channel function in thermosensation, pain, and inflammation

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Molecular Mechanisms of Synapse Formation in Development and Disease

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The Regulation of Neuronal Gene Expression in Health and Disease

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Structure, function, regulation and interfacial enzymology of lipid metabolizing enzymes involved in signal transduction cascades; biochemistry and chemistry of lipids and lipid metabolizing enzymes involved in signaling cascades.

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Cellular and organismal metabolism

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