Neuroscience Center

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Neuroscience Center (NC) focuses on research in molecular and cellular neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, cognitive and systems neuroscience, and basic research of the nervous system diseases. Center currently has 20 research groups and operates mainly in the Meilahti medical campus with some activities also in Viikki. It hosts state-of-art for imaging facility including three multiphoton microscopes for fast scanning 3D brain imaging and optogenetic stimulation in fish and awake rodents, as well as behavioural facilities for mouse and zebrafish and a neuronal cell culture unit. As of 2017 Neuroscience Center is a unit of HiLIFE and collaborates locally with faculties and organizations with an interest in neuroscience.