Browse Principal Investigators

  • nigel unwin Dr Nigel Unwin
    I am interested in finding out how ion channels work, using electron microscopy to analyse their structures trapped in different physiological states. Current research focuses on the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, the transmitter-gated ion chan...
  • Gonzalo P. Urcelay Dr Gonzalo P. Urcelay
    I am interested in learning theories and the neurobiological substrates of acquired behaviour. I am currently conducting studies to assess the involvement of the prefrontal cortex in the transition from goal-directed to habitual behaviours and its...
  • Sander van der Linden Dr Sander van der Linden
    Dr. Sander van der Linden is a University Lecturer in Psychology, Director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab and a Fellow of Churchill College. His research interests include social perception, normative influence, the “wisdom of crowds”...
  • Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen
    My research aims to understand the differential mechanisms that link negative family environments where children may be emotionally abused and/or neglected (child emotional maltreatment; CEM) with later mental health disorders, or resilience from ...
  • Bert Vaux Dr Bert Vaux
    --grounding of phonological learning in a mathematical implementation of evolutionary information theory. --phonological cognition. --implications of selective aphasias, first and second language acquisition phenomena, processing and production ef...
  • Michele Vendruscolo Professor Michele Vendruscolo
    Our research at the Centre for Misfolding Diseases (https://www.cmd.ch.cam.ac.uk/) is aimed at understanding the molecular origins of neurodegenerative disorders. We have set up an interdisciplinary programme that brings together methods and conc...
  •  Dr Petra Vertes
    I am an MRC fellow in Bioinformatics at the Brain Mapping Unit (BMU). My work builds on methods and concepts from physics and bioinformatics and applies them to fundamental problems in neuroscience. In particular, I am interested in the structure-...
  • Dr Octavian Voiculescu
    Main interest in the principles of building and shaping the central nervous system in higher vertebrates, and the relationship between morphogenesis and patterning of embryo.
  • Valerie Voon Dr Valerie Voon
    Why do we repeat behaviours that we know are bad for us? I am a neuropsychiatrist and Medical Research Council Senior Clinical Fellow with the Department of Psychiatry. The Voon lab focuses on understanding mechanisms underlying self-control and...