Thomas J McHugh

Thomas J McHugh, PhD


Regular Lab Head RIKEN Center for Brain Science

Toshima-ku, Tokyo Japan


Present Appointment
RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Lab. For Circuit & Behavioral Physiology Wako-shi, JAPAN
Lab Head March 2009 – presen

Previous Appointments
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Cambridge, MA
Research Scientist Nov 2004 – Feb 2009
HHMI Postdoctoral Research Associate July 2001 – Oct 2004

Academic Qualifications
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Biology Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Biology Sep 1994 – Jun 2001

University of California, Berkeley Berkeley, CA
B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology Sep 1990 – Jun 1994
Neuroscience Sub-Discipline
Behavioral Neuroscience
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Neural / Synaptic Structure and Function
Analysis of Behavior and Cognition in Non-human Animals
Data Analysis and Statistics
Electrophysiology (unit activity)
Genetic Models and Techniques
Imaging (microscopy)
In vivo Monitoring
Molecular Approaches
Optical methods
Species: Vertebrate

SfN Service History

CommitteeTitleMember Status
Public Education & Communication CommitteeMemberCurrent
eNeuro Editorial BoardReviewing EditorPast