The Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour (CNCB) is an autonomous research centre embedded in the stimulating world of the University of Oxford.


Optogenetics combines genetic targeting of specific cells or proteins with optical control of these targets.

Atlas of the Fly Ventral Nerve Cord


CNCB Seminar - Wednesday 13th May 2020

Inna Slutsky

Postponed until further notice.


Gero Miesenböck named winner of the 2020 Shaw Prize in Life Sciences and Medicine.

The Science

Neurons do not operate in isolation. They function within circuits of often staggering complexity.

The Somnostat