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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Neurophysiology

Master
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Neurophysiologists in the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics decipher molecular pathways that underlie perception and cognition. Using optical and magnetic resonance imaging, electrophysiology and genetics, our scientists analyze sensory encoding, learning and memory, and disorders of the mammalian nervous system.

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Areas of Research

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Learning and Memory

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  • mTOR pathway
  • Activity dependent neuronal plasticity
  • Dendritic spine morphometry
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Mechanosensitive Cells

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  • Touch and pain
  • Molecular force sensors
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Neurodegenerative Diseases

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  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Sandhoff's disease
  • Traumatic brain Injury
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Imaging

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  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • 2-photon microscopy
  • Ultrasound
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Research Faculty: Neurophysiology

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First Name
Christine
Last Name
Beeton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Mary
Middle Name
E.
Last Name
Dickinson
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Dean of Research
First Name
Robia
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Pautler
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Ross
Middle Name
A.
Last Name
Poché
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor