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


Optogenetics enables genetic targeting and control of specific cells.

Atlas of the Fly Ventral Nerve Cord


Maintaining flexible brain function when hunger dictates you should be seeking food

The Science

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

The Somnostat


Complex control of complex behavior by the cerebellum. Tuesday 4th June 2024 2.00pm, Florence Buchanan Lecture Theatre Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics

Megan Carey