The institute currently has 31 faculty members, including 14 principal investigators, 12 associate investigators, 2 professors of engineer and 1 senior engineer.
Our faculty are listed alphabetically below.
BAO Jin Modulation of synaptic transmission and its dysfunction in mental diseases.
CHEN Yu Studies the molecular basis of synapse development and plasticity, and pathological mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders.
HUANG Tianwen The neural mechanisms of pain and the interaction of pain and body homeostasis.疼痛的神经基础以及疼痛与躯体脏器的相互作用。
LIU Chang Investigates neural mechanisms of sleep, learning and memory
LI Xiang Investigate the molecular and circuitry mechanism of prion-like proteins in stress disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
LI Xiaojian The key technologies for Brain-Computer Interface and Neuromorphic Intelligence
LU Yi Director of the Shenzhen Engineering Lab for Brain Activity Mapping Technologies (BAMT)
LU Zhonghua Investigates the basic principles underlying the molecular, morphological, and functional specificity of neural circuits involved in brain disorders.
MENG Zhiqiang Behavioral pharmacology and electrophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders such as drug addiction, anxiety and schizophrenia.
Robert Konrad Naumann
Robert Konrad Naumann The evolution of functional circuits in the cerebral cortex.
SUN Jianyuan Dr. Sun’s primary interest is to understand the presynaptic mechanism of synaptic short term plasticity and how it impacts neuronal information encoding.
TU Jie A combination of optogenetic and pharmacogenetic manipulation reveal the neural substrates in control of innate anxiety expression.
WANG Cheng Investigate neural underpinnings of episodic memory and spatial navigation
WANG Hong Central nervous system control of metabolic homeostasis.
WANG Liping Investigates neural circuitry of emotion, focusing on the subcortical-cortical interaction by optogenetics, electrophysiology and animal behavior.
YANG Fan Investigates the neural circuits which regulate the bone metabolism and homeostasis of stem cells.
XU Fuqiang Development tools for neuro-circuit study and therapeutical purposes
ZHAN Yang Combines electrophysiology, animal behavior and computational methods to study the neural circuits underlying behavior.
ZHU Yingjie Understand how brain circuits mediate motivated behavior and how disruption of these circuits leads to various kinds of neuropsychiatric disorders such as drug addiction and depression.
ZHOU Tao To investigate the exact role of RNA methylation (m6A) in different brain functions and diseases, especially in learning memory and mental disorders such as PTSD and depression.
WANG Yutian Investigates the fundamental mechanisms controlling synaptic transmission among neurons in the brain, and the dysfunction of these mechanisms in the pathogenesis of brain disorders such as epilepsy, stroke, and learning deficits.