Larry Abbott, Ph.D. : Computational modeling and mathematical analysis of neurons and neural networks.
Richard Axel, M.D. : Defining the logic of olfactory perception; how individual sensory neurons express a specific receptor and how the brain distinguishes which receptors have been activated.
Craig H. Bailey, Ph.D. : Synaptic remodeling, synaptic growth and the storage of long-term memory.
Randy M. Bruno, Ph.D. : Synaptic Connectivity Underlying Cortical Computation
Aniruddha Das, Ph.D. : Study of the of visual processing early in the cortical pathway, and its modulation by the individual’s state of arousal or attention.
Jane Dodd, Ph.D. : Molecular mechanisms of neural cell patterning and axon guidance in the developing mammalian central nervous system
Fiona Doetsch, Ph.D. : Neural stem cells and their niche in the adult mammalian brain.
Vincent P. Ferrera, Ph.D. : Decision-making; Neural basis of selective attention and visually guided behavior in primate cerebral cortex.
Gerald Fischbach, M.D. : Trophic factors that influence synaptic efficacy and nerve cell survival.
Stefano Fusi, Ph.D. : Modeling high cognitive functions: a theory of neural circuits implementing abstract rules.
Claude P. Ghez, M.D. : Control and learning of limb movement kinematics and dynamics in humans, using psychophysics and neuroimaging; underlying neural processing in animals.
Joseph Gogos, M.D., Ph.D. : Genetics and Animal Models of Complex Psychiatric Disorders; assembly and maintenance of sensory maps in the brain.
Michael E. Goldberg, M.D. : The physiology of cognitive processes: visual attention, spatial perception and decision making.
Daniel J. Goldberg, Ph.D. : Mechanisms and regulation of axonal and dendritic growth
Jacqueline Gottlieb, Ph.D. : Neural mechanisms of space perception, spatial attention, and visually guided movement.
Wesley B. Grueber, Ph.D. : Mechanisms of dendritic morphogenesis and patterning.
Robert Hawkins, Ph.D. : Cellular and behavioral studies of associative and nonassociative learning in Aplysia and long-term potentiation in the mammalian hippocampus
René Hen, Ph.D. : Contribution of specific serotonin receptors as well as hippocampal neurogenesis to pathological states such as depression and anxiety.
Christopher E. Henderson, Ph.D. : Motor neuron development and pathology.
Joy Hirsch, Ph.D. : Neuroimaging of cognitive, perceptual, emotional, and language processes to model healthy, psychiatric, and neurologically-relevant conditions.
Thomas Jessell, Ph.D. : Molecular mechanisms of neuronal differentiation, axon guidance, and cell recognition in the developing vertebrate nervous system
Eric R. Kandel, M.D. : Molecular biology of long term memory storage: Initiation and maintenance of synaptic growth; Examination of features shared in simple forms of learning and memory in the Aplysia nervous system and in the mammalian hippocampus.
John Koester, Ph.D. : How cellular and circuit properties of neurons control behavior in the autonomic nervous system of Aplysia.
John Krakauer, M.D. :
Attila Losonczy, M.D., Ph.D. : Synaptic and intrinsic mechanisms of information processing and storage in neural circuits
Amy MacDermott, Ph.D. : Mechanisms underlying synaptic transmission and modulation of synaptic transmission in spinal cord dorsal horn.
Carol A. Mason, Ph.D. : Axon pathfinding and circuit formation in the visual system and cerebellum.
Brian McCabe, Ph.D. : Molecular genetics of synaptic development and plasticity.
Kenneth D. Miller, Ph.D. : Models of Visual Cortical Circuitry and Development, Analysis of Visual Coding
Ning Qian, Ph.D. : Computational and psychophysical studies of stereovision, motion perception, orientation plasticity, facial expressions, and motor planning.
C. Daniel Salzman, M.D., Ph.D. : Study of the neural basis of cognitive and emotional behavior
Nathaniel Sawtell, Ph.D. : Functions of cerebellum-like structures and the cerebellum. Mechanisms through which past experience and sensorimotor context affect sensory processing
Samuel M. Schacher, Ph.D. : Common cellular and molecular mechanisms mediating the formation of specific synapses and long-term synaptic plasticity
Steven A. Siegelbaum, Ph.D. : Function of voltage-gated ion channels in dendritic integration of synaptic signals during learning and memory. Regulation of channel trafficking and function in neuronal dendrites. Genetic approaches to the study of information processing through circuit
Hynek Wichterle, Ph.D. : The use of stem cells to study the development and function of the nervous system.
Rafael Yuste, M.D., Ph.D. : Cortical Microcircuits, Dendritic Spines
Charles Zuker, Ph.D. : Understanding how the periphery and the brain encode and decode sensory stimuli to orchestrate behavior.