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


Dopaminergic systems create reward seeking despite adverse consequences

The Science

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

The Somnostat


Evolutionary Implications of Drosophila Social Networks - Friday 24th May 2024 @ 3.00pm - Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

Joel Levine


Mechanism of Autophagy in Health and Disease - Friday 3rd May 2024 @ 11.00am - Department of Biochemistry

Zvulun Elazar