The Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology characterizes itself by conducting research in the following areas: Cellular and molecular neuroscience, molecular and genetic basis of the development and regeneration of hair cells and the neuromuscular junction, mammalian motor systems, biomechanics, behavioral neuroendocrinology, macromolecular structures of the muscular gross fibers, neurobiology of addictions, rhythmic activities in the nervous system of invertebrates, neurobiology of anxiety and emotional memory, prefrontal amygdala, fear conditioning, cognitive neuroscience, receptor recycling and neural mechanism of action of alcohol and opiate drugs. For more information visit:

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