Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Synaptic biology and disease

Studying the molecular components of synaptic transmission that underlie cognition, learning and memory.

Mouse brain section showing synaptic function

Investigating the basis of cognition, behaviour, learning and memory. A particular focus is on the synapse in health and disease: dissecting the molecular basis of multiprotein machine mechanisms at the synapse and exploring synaptic pharmacology.

 

 

 

 

 

Synaptic biology and disease projects
Research theme PI
Large-scale molecular analyses of multiprotein complexes at the synapse (Genes2Cognition) Seth Grant
Molecular analysis of synaptic plasticity, cognition, learning and memory Noboru Komiyama
Receptor modulation induced by electrical fields in the synaptic cleft Sergiy Sylantyev
Mechanisms of memory consolidation and reconsolidation Szu-Han Wang

Related Links

Genes2Cognition

Centre for Cognitive and Neural Systems

Centre for Neuroregeneration

Human Brain Project