Neuroscience research at UC Berkeley spans four broad research domains: Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Systems Neuroscience and Animal Behavior, Human Cognitive Neuroscience, and Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience. HWNI faculty are listed below, along with their research domain(s), and key words describing their research interests.

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Hillel Adesnik
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brain mapping, cortex, neural circuit dynamics, neurotechnology, sensory systems: touch
Martin Banks
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perception, sensory systems: sight, virtual reality
Helen Bateup
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autism, basal ganglia, epilepsy, neural circuit dynamics, TSC/mTor pathway
Diana Bautista
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chronic itch, pain, sensory systems: touch
George Bentley
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comparative studies, reproductive neuroendocrinology
Sonia Bishop
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anxiety, attention, decision making, emotion
Stephen Brohawn
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ion channels, sensory systems: touch, transporters
Silvia Bunge
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developing brain, plasticity, stress
Jose Carmena
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brain-machine interface, neurotechnology, plasticity, prostheses, sensorimotor control
Christopher Chang
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brain mapping, metabolism, neurotechnology, redox-active metals
Anne Collins
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decision making, dopamine, executive functions, learning, memory
Mark D’Esposito
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aging brain, cortex, dopamine, executive functions, memory
Yang Dan
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goal directed behavior, neural circuit dynamics, sensory systems: sight, sleep and sleep disorders
Michael DeWeese
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attention, sensory systems: hearing
Andrew Dillin
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aging brain, dietary restriction, longevity, mitochondria, stress
David Feinberg
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brain mapping, MRI technology development, neurotechnology, neurovascular coupling
Daniel Feldman
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autism, brain mapping, brain-machine interface, cortex, plasticity, sensory systems: touch
Marla Feller
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developing brain, neural circuit dynamics, neurotransmission, retina, sensory systems: sight, spontaneous activity
Howard Fields
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addiction, goal directed behavior, neural circuit dynamics, neurotransmission, pain
John Flannery
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gene delivery, inherited retinal degeneration, molecular basis of blinding diseases
Darlene Francis
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developing brain, stress
Jack Gallant
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brain decoding, brain mapping
Gian Garriga
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developing brain
Thomas Griffiths
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decision making, inductive inference, machine learning, models of cognition, probabilistic reasoning
Ming Hsu
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neuroeconomics, social behavior
Ehud Isacoff
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developing brain, ion channels, neural circuit dynamics, neurotechnology, neurotransmission, plasticity, restoring vision
Richard Ivry
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aging brain, decision making, goal directed behavior, Parkinson's Disease, sensorimotor control
Lucia Jacobs
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comparative studies, decision making, sensory systems: smell, spatial navigation
William Jagust
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aging brain, Alzheimer's Disease, neurotechnology
Daniela Kaufer
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aging brain, developing brain, epilepsy, glia, memory, mental disorder, plasticity, stem cells, stress, traumatic brain injury, white matter
Stanley Klein
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aging brain, learning, neurotechnology, perception, plasticity, sensory systems: sight
Robert Knight
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aging brain, brain-machine interface, cortex, executive functions, prostheses
Richard Kramer
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ion channels, neurotechnology, neurotransmission, restoring vision, sensory systems: sight
Lance Kriegsfeld
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behavioral neuroendocrinology, circadian biology, reproductive behavior, seasonality, stress
Stephan Lammel
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addiction, brain mapping, dopamine, mental disorder, neural circuit dynamics
Dennis Levi
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ambylopia, plasticity, sensory systems: sight
Chunlei Liu
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brain mapping, MRI technology development, neural circuit dynamics, neural engineering, neural modulation, neurotechnology
Evan Miller
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brain mapping, neurotechnology, voltage imaging
John Ngai
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developing brain, sensory systems: smell, transcriptomics
Bruno Olshausen
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models of neural computation, neuro-inspired computing, perception, sensory systems: sight
Geoff Owen
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neural circuit dynamics, neurotransmission, retina, sensory systems: sight
(Emeritus) View Website
Mu-ming Poo
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developing brain, neurotransmission, plasticity, sensory systems: sight
(Emeritus) View Website
Kaoru Saijo
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Alzheimer's Disease, autism, brain homeostasis, glia, mental disorder, Parkinson's Disease, sex differences
David Schaffer
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gene delivery, regenerative medicine, restoring vision, stem cells
Kristin Scott
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neural circuit dynamics, sensorimotor control, sensory systems: taste
Arthur Shimamura
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cortex, memory, psychocinematics
(Emeritus) View Website
Michael Silver
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attention, plasticity, sensory systems: sight
Friedrich Sommer
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brain rhythms, learning, neural circuit dynamics, perception
Mark Tanouye
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epilepsy, transporters
Frédéric Theunissen
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communication, perception, sensory systems: hearing
Matthew Walker
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aging brain, learning, memory, mental disorder, plasticity, sleep and sleep disorders
Jonathan Wallis
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brain mapping, cortex, goal directed behavior, mental disorder
Gerald Westheimer
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perception, sensory systems: sight
(Emeritus) View Website
David Whitney
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attention, perception, sensorimotor control, sensory systems: sight
Linda Wilbrecht
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addiction, autism, developing brain, stress
Ke Xu
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biomoleculecular structure of neurons, single-molecule imaging, super-resolution fluorescence microscopy
Michael Yartsev
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communication, comparative studies, neurotechnology, social behavior, spatial navigation, vocal learning
Bob Zucker
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neurotransmission, serotonin, SNARE proteins
(Emeritus) View Website