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.
CHEN Yuewen Investigates the molecular mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
CHEN Zuxin The research focus in my lab will be the following: The mechanism of nicotine addiction and withdrawal, drug discovry for smoking cessation, central-peripheral interaction for blood glucose regulation
DAI Ji Investigates the Neural Regulation of Vision, Attention and Emotion
DU Zhanhong Focus on developing functional interface materials for in vivo electrophysiology and electrochemistry study of neural disease mechanisms.
GAO Liang Deciphering the cellular and molecular roles of peripheral immune system in injury and degenerative diseases of central nervous system.
HUANG Yan (1) The neural mechanisms that underlie the perception of the global visual properties and innate fear;
(2) Cognitive dysfunction of autism and dyslexia.
LI Lei LI Lei focuses on the impact of stress and negative emotions on sexual behavior and other related social behaviors.
LIU Xinan Neuro-peripheral interactions in neurological disorders
WANG Feng Investigates the underlying mechanisms of endocannabinoid system in modulation of interaction between innate behaviors and brain disorders.
WEI Pengfei Focus on understanding the subcortical neural coding mechanismsfor threat signal processing using optogenetics combined with in vivo electrophysiological and optical recording.
(1) Fast whole brain mapping and deep-learning analysis of rodents and primates.
(2) Emerging properties of neuronal network underlying learning and memory.
YANG Lixin Investigates the genetic mechanisms of human brain evolution.
ZHONG Cheng Investigates the relationship and neural circuit mechanisms between defensive behaviors and epilepsy.