Neuroscience is the collective scientific effort to understand the brain. It is an interdisciplinary science collaborating with fields such as chemistry, engineering, and psychology. The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota Medical School is committed to providing excellence in research, education, and public service.
Congratulations to Dr. Lin on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Neuroscience! See more about Dr. Lin's work and research at the following link: http://neurosci.umn.edu/bio/department-of-neuroscience/wensheng-lin
Congratulations to Dr. Lesne on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Neuroscience! See more about Dr. Lesne's work and research at the following link: http://neurosci.umn.edu/bio/department-of-neuroscience/sylvain-lesne
The Inaugural 2016 Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day featured plenary speaker, Dr. Thomas Südhof, of Stanford University and Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine (2013). The title of his lecture was,"Neurexins in synapse specification and synaptic transmission: implications for neuropsychiatric disorders.”
Mechanisms of neurodegenerative disorders
Dr. Sylvain Lesné’s laboratory aims to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms triggered by proteins abnormally aggregating in cerebral brain tissues during the course of neurodegenerative disorders, with a specific focus on Alzheimer’s disease.
Research ethics at the University of Minnesota
We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work.