Cortical Circuits

Using attention to study cortical population codes
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation in primates.
Theoretical investigations of the impact of neural variability on sensory processing.
Applications of mathematics to biological systems.
Neural circuits implicated in the development, pathophysiology, and treatment of schizophrenia and other major psychiatric disorders.
Functional consequences of altered connectivity in schizophrenia; the early secretory pathway's role in neurodevelopment and synaptogenesis
Organization of motor & sensory cortex in primates
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia system related to psychiatric disorders.
Statistical analysis of neural data.
Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia.
Contributions of cortical microcircuit properties to information processing and coding in the olfactory system.
Neurodevelopment of cognition and emotion in young children
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
Cerebral basis for volitional movement and cortical neural prosthetics.
Studies of sensory and motor circuits in health and disease.
Functional neuroanatomy of cortical and brainstem monoamine systems.
Cortical circuits and population codes that underlie visual perception
Rewards, emotions, and decision making.
CNS circuits of motor and cognitive functions; motor skill acquisition and retention; functional imaging.
Mechanisms of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.
Functions of the neural circuits that underpin motor performance and skill learning. Neural circuit dysfunction in Parkinson’s disease. Neuromodulation. Deep brain stimulation.
Restoration of voluntary movement after neurological injury.