Circuits and Behavior

Considerable progress has been made in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate the function of individual neurons. However, further progress in understanding the neural basis for brain functions such as perception, action, and cognition requires deciphering the complex synaptic interactions between identified populations of neurons that constitute functional neural circuits. By combining the latest technological developments with novel experimental and computational approaches, DIBS investigators are defining how neural circuits contribute to brain function, how these circuits arise during development, and how they are shaped by experience in the adult.

Related Events

See all events

Related News

Stem-cell-mediated Recovery from Brain Injury
The production of a certain brain cell considered an impediment to healing may promote repair after brain injury.
Read more

Brain Circuit Sheds Light On Voluntary Movements
Researchers describe brain cells connected to specific motor neurons of whiskers in newborn mice.
Read more

Murali Doraiswamy Featured in Wall Street Journal Article About Depression
The article discusses how depression and other psychological disorders can be diseases of the body as well as the mind.
Read more

See all news
Neuron illustration

View all DIBS FacultyAffiliated Faculty

Photo of Evan Charney

Evan Charney, Ph.D.

Public Policy, Sanford School of Public Policy

Photo of Carol Colton

Carol Colton, Ph.D.

Neurology, School of Medicine

Photo of Felipe De Brigard

Felipe De Brigard, Ph.D.

Philosophy, Arts & Sciences

Photo of Warren Grill

Warren Grill, Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering, Pratt School of Engineering

Photo of Richard Mooney

Richard Mooney, Ph.D.

Neurobiology, School of Medicine

Photo of John W. Payne

John W. Payne, Ph.D.

Management and Marketing, Fuqua School of Business

Photo of Amir Rezvani

Amir Rezvani, Ph.D.

Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Division of Biological Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Photo of Anne West

Anne West, M.D., Ph.D.

Neurobiology, School of Medicine