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The Department of Neuroscience focuses on the behavioral roles, development, functional mechanisms, and evolution of nervous systems.

Department News

Dr. Nicholas J. Strausfeld, Regents Professor of Neuroscience and colleagues have identified the brain of one of the world's oldest predators, an arthropod that lived during the Lower Cambrian period.  Their findings are published in the July 17th issue of Nature.  See full story at UANews.
  Dr. John G. Hildebrand, Regents Professor of Neuroscience,  has been elected to serve in the position of Foreign Secretary for the National Academy of Sciences.  During his four year term, Dr. Hildebrand will be one of the governing officers of the Academy and will have responsibility for... read more