Welcome to Department of Neuroscience

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

Neurobiologist Nicholas Strausfeld co-authors study published in Oct 11 issue of Nature.
Learning Brain 101 - From Moths

Department News

  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
  For much of his scientfic career, John G. Hildebrand's scientific focus has been to discover and understand multiple aspects of insect chemical communication, olfactory physiology, development and behavior using the giant sphinx moth, Manduca sexta, a favorable and successful model system. On... read more