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A Celebration of Neuroscience

FAU NEUROSCIENCE—Where Discovery Comes to Mind

The FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute supports research, education and community outreach, with efforts spanning all of the FAU campuses. The Brain Institute administrative home is on the FAU MacArthur campus in Jupiter, Fla., which also houses the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience and The Herbert Wertheim UF Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation and Technology.

With more than 100 neuroscience faculty-level investigators located at FAU and affiliate research centers, the Brain Institute supports state-of-the-art research and innovative educational activities and is the sponsor for the FAU Neuroscience Student Organization.

Collectively, we seek to unlock the secrets of brain development, function and plasticity and how the mechanisms uncovered can be compromised to drive brain disorders, such as autism,, schizophrenia, depression and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Deepak Berwal, Ph.D.
Deepak Berwal, Ph.D.
Mentor: Julie Pilitsis, MD, Ph.D.

Deepak Berwal, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral research fellow working in the department of biomedical science in FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. Berwal earned his doctorate from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,... Read More

Matthew Schrier, Ph.D.
Matthew S. Schrier, Ph.D.
Mentor: Ning Quan, Ph.D.

I am interested in how serotonin uptake is modified by inflammation in models of depression and fatigue. Increasing extracellular serotonin levels in the brain is believed to initiate the effects of many antidepressants.... Read More

David Cinalli on abstract brown/blue background
David Cinalli, Ph.D.
Mentor: Randy Blakely, Ph.D.

As a postdoctoral fellow focused in community outreach and engagement, my focus is on educational programs in neuroscience for middle school and high school students. As Director of the MobileMinds program, I lead a team... Read More

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Masterminds: New Fellows
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Palm Health Foundation Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellows
Palm Health Foundation Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellows

Five FAU Ph.D. students, whose work embraces computational neuroscience, have been selected to receive the fellowships. ... Read more.

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ABOUT: WELCOME TO THE BRAIN INSTITUTE! THESE ARE EXCITING TIMES FOR NEUROSCIENCE AT FAU.
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MAIN OFFICE

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute
Jupiter Campus
Room 201F, MC-22
5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone: 561.799.8100

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EDUCATION OFFICE

FAU Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute
Boca Raton Campus
Room 103A, SE-43
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431
Phone: 561.297.4989

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