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Research Group - Neuroscience

Research topics in Neuroscience include cellular and developmental neurobiology (Cai, D’Arcangelo, Firestein, Jiang and Schachner), mechanisms of neurodegeneration (Cai), auditory development and function (Davis and Kwan), stem cell biology (Hart, Grumet, Jiang, Kwan) and neurophysiology (Davis, Margolis and Plummer).

Research Assistants Recruiting

CBN faculty will be recruiting new undergraduate research assistants in the 2022-2023 academic year. Please check the information posted below to learn which professors are recruiting new undergraduate students, along with descriptions of their research projects and details about how to apply.

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Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience | Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey has 19 registered members

Faculty Research

CBN faculty members carry out laboratory research that is focused on high-impact biomedical topics utilizing cutting-edge technologies. Research active faculty members operate within three major cluster areas: Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, as well as Organismal Behavior and Physiology. Many of these faculty members offer training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral fellows.

The research interests of the CBN faculty span a wide variety of important and cutting-edge areas of neuroscience in neurological disorders, spinal cord injury, stem cell research, immunology, cancer pathogenesis, gene expression and much more. Research is being conducted in humans, mice, zebrafish, fruit flies, nematodes, yeast, and bacteria.

Members of the faculty receive competitive research grants from Federal institutes including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Defense, as well as the State of New Jersey and private foundations.