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SCI: FI Lab
The Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) LAB investigates the psychological functions (i.e., why they exist and work) and the proximate neurobiological mechanisms (i.e., how they work) of social cognition (e.g., beliefs, schemata) in social interactions (e.g., trust, cooperation, altruistic punishment).
Part of the Center for Biomedical Genomics and Informatics (CBMGI), Center for Study of Chronic Metabolic Diseases (CSCMD) and School of Systems Biology (SSB).
We are interested in looking into a puzzle of molecular pathways in human cells. As this topic includes EVERYTHING, we are trying to concentrate on the most interesting pieces of this puzzle — pathways related to human diseases.
No, it's not peanut butter and jelly, . . . it's Physiological and Behavioral Neuroscience in Juveniles, of course! We study the amazing processes of brain and cognitive development. Mammals are born with incomplete brains. Most of the neurons are there at birth, but they're not all wired together properly. So, we're looking at how this wiring process takes place and how it regulates the developmental emergence of memory.
The Computational and Experimental Neuroplasticity Laboratory is a multidisciplinary research group devoted to the study of learning and memory. We are specifically interested in the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of long term memory storage. In particular, we seek to understand the cellular events underlying the requirement for temporal proximity of stimuli to be associated, and the neural circuits involved in the behavioral expression of memory.
The Center for Neural Informatics, Structures, and Plasticity (CN3) pursues fundamental breakthroughs in neuroscience by fostering neuroinformatic and computational approaches to neuroplasticity and neuroanatomy.
Center for Adaptive Systems of Brain-Body Interaction (CASBBI) recognizes that improving the quality of life of individuals with disabilities requires an in-depth understanding of the biopsychosocial factors underpinning the disabling condition. CASBBI brings together scientists, engineers, health care professionals, and community stakeholders to pursue transdisciplinary fundamental research and to create translational innovations aimed at challenges related to disability. In particular, our research focuses on chronic pain, movement impairment, autism spectrum disorders, and substance use disorder.
We perform numerical and experimental studies focused on both the physics of neuronal behavior as well as the physics of simple non-equilibrium systems.
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