Austin Graves,PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Specialization: Memory, Synapses, Plasticity, Neurological Disease


Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Exploring mechanisms of memory storage across scale  

My lab is interested in three main questions: (1) How is memory encoded as changes to complex networks of synapses and neurons? (2) How do these synaptic/neuronal representations change throughout learning? (3) How are these processes disrupted by neurological disease? To explore these questions, we employ a wide variety of approaches from systems neuroscience, molecular biology, and computational data science, including in vivo 2p imaging, chronic recordings using Neuropixels, opto- and chemogenetics, and many freely moving behaviors.  



To advance neuroscience discovery by uniting neuroscience, engineering and computational data science to understand the structure and function of the brain.