News & Announcements

Nielsen lab publishes paper in Current Biology

The Nielsen lab at MBI recently published a paper in Current Biology. This is the first paper demonstrating that ferret visual cortex handles the processing of complex motion information in […]

Knierim Lab Publishes Study in Science

The Knierim  lab of MBI published a paper in Science that discovered a new role of the Lateral Entorhinal Cortex (LEC)—one of the gateways of information into the hippocampal memory […]

MBI Labs Receive New NSF Grant to Study Decision-Making

Professors Ernst Niebur and Veit Stuphorn received a new grant from NSF titled “Human decision-making in complex environments.”  The project will investigate the neural circuits involved in representing variables involved […]

MBI Receives JHU Discovery Awards

The Knierim Lab of MBI was part of 2 successful applications in the 2018 competition for the Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards (https://research.jhu.edu/major-initiatives/discovery-awards/).  The first award, titled “Life Without a Dentate […]

Kirkwood Lab Publishes Study in Nature Neuroscience

The Kirkwood lab of MBI, in collaboration with the Lee Lab, published a new paper in Nature Neuroscience entitled “Two distinct mechanisms for experience-dependent homeostasis.”  The study addressed the homeostatic […]

Nielsen Lab Awarded Three Major Grants

MBI Assistant Professor Kristina Nielsen has recently received three major research awards. (1) A 5-year R01 grant from the National Eye Institute titled “Impact of visual experience on the development […]

New Assistant Professor Joins MBI

MBI welcomes new Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Chris Fetsch, Ph.D., who joined the institute in July.  Dr. Fetsch comes to Johns Hopkins from Columbia University, where he was a postdoctoral […]