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Neural Circuits and Neuroimaging

The Institute and University have made significant investment in state of the art facilities for neuroimaging, including 3T, 4.7T and 7T MR scanners, both human and animal PET scanners, and high density EEG.

At the cellular level we employ optical recording of voltage and intracellular ions (calcium), and study neural circuitry through applying anatomical and electrophysiological methods to both animal and human tissues.

Research in neuroinformatics and computational neuroscience is enabling us to deal with the analysis and storage of the high volumes of data generated from these varied approaches, and the use of modelling enables us to make important predictions about network activity. All this is helping us understand the organisation of neural networks and the mechanisms underlying important properties like oscillatory activity.

This research theme can be sub-divided into sub-themes which provide the focus for more specific research expertise:

Neural Circuits & Neuroimaging

Dr Kai Alter
Senior Lecturer

Dr Peter Andras
Reader in Complex Systems

Professor Stuart Baker
Professor of Movement Neuroscience

Dr Gavin Clowry
Senior Lecturer

Dr Mark Cunningham
Senior Lecturer

Dr Patrick Degenaar
Reader in Neuroprosthesis

Professor Janet Eyre
Professor of Paediatric Neuroscience

Dr Marcus Kaiser
Reader in Neuroinformatics

Professor Ann Le Couteur
Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Dr Fiona LeBeau
Lecturer

Professor Susan Lindsay
Prof of Human Dev Genetics

Dr Phillip Lord
Lecturer

Dr Kianoush Nazarpour
Lecturer

Dr Claudia Racca
Senior Lecturer

Dr Evelyne Sernagor
Reader in Developmental Neuroscience

Emeritus Professor Clarke Slater
Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience

Professor Tom Strachan
Professor of Human Molecular Genetics

Professor Paul Watson
Professor of Computing Science