Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience In the Biosciences Institute
The Department has a long-standing focus on neuroscience research . The Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience has been active in its research laboratories in the Biosciences Institiute since its opening in 2002.The Neuroscience research programme comprises coherently linked projects in the fields of Development, Neural plasticity, Repair, Degeneration, Regeneration, Behaviour, Disease pathogenesis and progression.
The research equipment and research laboratories in the department are of an exceptional standard. A range of high precision brightfield, fluorescence, electron, confocal microscopes and imaging systems, which are fundamental to its research work have been built up over the years. The department established its Imaging Centre as a means by which other departments in UCC and outside users have access to its specialised equipment and expertise.