Welcome to the Neuroscience Center!
Smith lab featured on UNC-TV
Spencer Smith, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology and physiology and member of the UNC Neuroscience Center, was featured on North Carolina Now, a nightly program on UNC TV.
Apr 02, 2015
Kash Lab Identifies Protein that Can Suppress Binge Alcohol Drinking
Tom Kash, PhD, led a study, published in Nature Neuroscience, that identifies both where in the brain and how Neuropeptide Y, a protein in the brain, can act to suppress binge alcohol drinking.
Mar 13, 2015
Stuber Lab Links Specific Behaviors to Particular Neurons
For the first time, Garret Stuber, PhD, imaged activity patterns of individual brain cells in freely moving mice to link specific basic behaviors to particular neurons.
Jan 29, 2015
15th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize awarded to Princeton's David Tank
The UNC School of Medicine has awarded the 15th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize to David W. Tank, PhD, for the “discovery of fundamental mechanisms of neural computation.”
Jan 21, 2015
Roth's DREADDs technology recognized on Top 10 List
Bryan Roth, MD, PhD, and his DREADDs technology was named one of the top 10 mental health stories of note by Tom Insel, MD, director of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Dec 23, 2014