Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders

Functional consequences of altered connectivity in schizophrenia; the early secretory pathway's role in neurodevelopment and synaptogenesis
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia system related to psychiatric disorders.
Synaptic computation and neuromodulation in catecholaminergic neurons
Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying drug addiction and sleep regulation of reward.
Control of transmitter release by electrical and biochemical signaling.
Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia.
The molecular basis of psychiatric diseases.
Cellular basis of goal-directed behavior and animal models of schizophrenia.
Neural circuits and behavior
Functional neuroanatomy of cortical and brainstem monoamine systems.
Molecular mechanisms of depression and aging.
Mechanisms of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia.