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Mark Bear, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

Bear Lab

Synaptic plasticity in cerebral cortex and hippocampus, autism

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Edward S. Boyden, PhD

Joint Professor, MIT Dept. of Biological Engineering, MIT Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Synthetic Neurobiology Group

optogenetics, technology development to control neural circuits

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Emery Brown, MD, PhD

Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Health Sciences and Technology, MIT
Professor of Anaesthesia, MGH

Neuroscience Statistics Processing Lab

Mechanisms of anaesthesia, neural signal processing algorithms

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Robert Desimone, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

attention; vision; synchrony

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Ben Deverman, PhD

Director, Vector Engineering

Vector Engineering Team

vector engineering, AAV engineering, gene delivery solutions

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John Gabrieli, PhD

Associate Director, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, MGH
Director, MIT Clinical Research Center
Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

The Gabrieli Lab

neuroimaging, memory, cognition

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Randy Gollub, MD, PhD

Associate Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program, MGH
Assistant in Neuroscience, Radiology, MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging

human imaging approaches to studies of pain perception including the effects of expectancy, placebo and verum acupuncture analgesia, as well as the development of an infrastructure to enable the secondary research use of clinical data and medical images through the application of clinical neuroimaging informatics.

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Ann Graybiel, PhD

Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Institute

Graybiel Laboratory

habit formation, neurodegeneration, basal ganglia

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Guoping Feng, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

synapse; circuit; optogenetics; OCD; autism; bipolar disorder

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Michael Halassa, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Halassa Lab

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Myriam Heiman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Broad Institute

Heiman Lab

striatum, neurodegeneration, neuronal profiling

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Nancy Kanwisher, PhD

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MIT

Kanwisher Lab

human cognitive neuroscience; fMRI; vision and perception

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Kasper Lage, PhD

Director of Bioinformatics at MGH; Associate Professor at HMS

Bioinformatics, interpreting large genomic datasets with the aim of informing biology and medicine, genomic datasets, surgery, genetic datasets to deduce networks driving congenital heart diseases, autoimmune disorders, and schizophrenia

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Earl Miller, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Associate Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
Investigator, RIKEN-MIT Neuroscience Research Center, MIT

Miller Lab

executive function, cognition, neuroimaging

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Tomaso Poggio, PhD

Director, Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, MIT
Co-Director, Center for Biological and Computational Learning, MIT
Eugene McDermott Professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Artificial Intelligent Laboratory, MIT

Center for Brains Minds and Machines

computational neuroscience, vision, learning theory

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Elise Robinson, ScD

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Bernardo Sabatini, MD, PhD

Alice and Rodman W. Moorhead III Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Sabatini Lab

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Rebecca Saxe, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science, MIT

Saxe Lab

development, social cognition, neuroimaging

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Morgan Sheng, MD, PhD

Co-director of the Broad’s Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research

Morgan Sheng at Broad Institute

neuroscience, major diseases of the nervous system, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, molecular mechanisms underlying the structure and plasticity of synapses and the molecular-cell biology of neurodegeneration

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Mriganka Sur, PhD, FRS

Paul E. and Liliah Newton Professor of Neuroscience, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Director, Simons Center for the Social Brain
Investigator, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT

The Sur Lab

cerebral cortex, development, plasticity and dynamics, brain disorders

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Susumu Tonegawa, PhD

Director, Riken-MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics
Picower Professor, Department of Biology and Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

Tonegawa Lab

learning and memory, mental retardation and psychiatric diseases, genetic engineering

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Li-Huei Tsai, PhD

Picower Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Senior Associate Member, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Tsai Lab at MIT

epigenetic regulation of learning and memory, alzheimer's disease, neurogenesis

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Florence Wagner, PhD

Director of Medicinal Chemistry, Broad Institute

novel therapeutics for psychiatric disorders, and, at CDoT, on novel strategies to treat inflammatory and metabolic disorders

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Matthew Wilson, PhD

Sherman Fairchild Professor in Neurobiology, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Wilson Lab

Hippocampal learning and memory, sleep

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Richard Wurtman, PhD

Professor of Neuropharmacology, MIT

Wurtman Lab

clinical uses of melatonin, Alzheimer's Disease

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Feng Zhang, PhD

Institute Member, Broad Institute, MIT
Investigator, McGovern Instititue for Brain Research, MIT
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

The Zhang Lab

neuropsychiatric diseases, synthetic biology, neuroengineering