neuro
WEISS lab
Cellular & Molecular Neurobiology of Behavior

A striking feature of behaviors is that they are influenced by recent experiences. Recent experiences alter internal states of organisms and thereby influence the selection and articulation of behavior. Our research aims to understand the mnemonic component of internal states, specifically how the memory of recent experiences is induced, maintained, and expressed in the nervous system. Given that over 80 percent of our behaviors consist of complex multiphasic responses (rather than simple reflexes) our work focuses on complex feeding responses. Importantly, in view of the complexity of the questions that we address, we have chosen to ask them in a preparation that has a relatively simple nervous system in which basic biological questions can be probed directly. Our model system is the marine mollusc Aplysia californica.


Klaudiusz Weiss
PROFESSOR Neuroscience
Email: klaudiusz.weiss@mssm.edu

 

Jian Jing
Assistant Professor
Email: jian.jing@mssm.edu

matthew_perkins Matthew Perkins
Graduate Student
Email: matthew.perkins@mssm.edu
michael siniscalchi Michael Siniscalchi
Associate Researcher I
Email: michael.siniscalchi@mssm.edu
Monica Cambi Monica Cambi
Associate Researcher I
Email: monica.cambi@mssm.edu
   
Weiss Laboratory
Office Location: Annenberg 21-10
Office: (212) 241 - 0215
Lab Address:
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1425 Madison Avenue, ICAHN 9-26
New York, NY 10029

Admin Phone: (212) 659 - 5993
Admin Fax: (212) 849 - 2611
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
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