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Neural Plasticity and Regeneration Following Injury

Bittner, George

Professor of Neurobiology

Cellular/molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity during nerve regeneration or nerve activity

Harris, Kristen

Professor of Neurobiology

Elucidate the structural components involved in the cell biology of learning and memory

Johnston, Daniel

Karl Folkers Chair in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Professor of Neurobiology, Director of the Center for Learning & Memory and of the Institute for Neuroscience

Understanding the properties and mechanisms of long-term synaptic potentiation (LTP) and depression (LTD), as they relate to aspects of learning and memory.

Jones, Theresa

Associate Professor of Psychology

Plasticity of neural structure, synaptic connectivity and glial-neuronal interactions in adult animals following brain damage and during learning

Kiran, Swathi

Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences & Disorders

Plasticity mechanisms involving language recovery in adults following stroke. Neural correlates of the effect of language treatment on behavioral recovery.

Koester, Helmut

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Contribution of nonlinear dendritic processes to network information processing and to the information transformation within a cascade of networks.

Mauk, Michael

Professor of Neurobiology

Neural circuits engaged during eyelid conditioning

Morgan, Jennifer

Assistant Professor of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology

Neuronal and synaptic actin remodeling during spinal cord regeneration

Schallert, Timothy

Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology and Neurobiology

Recovery of function after stroke, tumor and other types of brain injury, as well as the neural plasticity and degenerative events associated with Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury

Schmidt, Christine

Lawrence E. McMakin Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Molecular and cellular tissue engineering, with particular focus on developing new clinical applications for nerve regeneration

Thompson, Wesley

Professor of Neurobiology

Roles of glial cells (Schwann cells) in forming, maintaining, and repairing synapses