Auditory System

Circuit dynamics underlying pathology and treatment of compulsive behaviors and anxiety disorders
Theoretical investigations of the impact of neural variability on sensory processing.
Auditory cognitive neuroscience, with a focus on spoken language
Plasticity of inhibitory circuits during development and pathology.
Regulation of actin network organization at cell-cell contacts.
Brain basis underlying the transition from adolescent to adult level cognitive control (working memory, response inhibition, reward processing). fMRI, DTI, PET, MRSI and cognitive testing are used.
AMPA receptors in hearing and hearing loss. Ultrastructure and the chemical nature of the tripartite synapse
Imaging and manipulating cells and circuits to understand population coding across the cortical hierarchy
Human cognitive neuroscience and multimodal neuroimaging of pathology and pathophysiology in the early course of psychosis
Neural mechanisms of auditory function and decision-making in the non-human primate
Determining developmental risk factors for addiction and novel treatments based on learning and memory systems.
Molecular, cellular and system mechanisms underlying normal and pathological hearing