Our goal is to understand how the brain controls motivated behaviors, and how maladaptive
changes in brain circuits relate to neuropsychiatric diseases such as addiction and depression

ElectroPhysiology

Circuit Mapping

OptoGenetics & Imaging

Behavior

Research

Recent News

Hasan Ahmad joins the lab as an undergraduate research assistant. Welcome!

The Lammel lab wins an R01 research award from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the effects of chronic stress in the brain. Congratulations!

The Lammel lab wins an R01 research award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study the effects of drug-evoked synaptic plasticity in the brain. First R01, congratulations!

Upcoming Events

Stephan will be presenting at the ACNP meeting in Palm Springs (Dec. 3-7, 2017). Don’t miss his poster “Nucleus Accumbens Subnuclei Regulate Motivated Behavior via Direct Inhibition and Disinhibition of VTA Dopamine Subpopulations” on Dec. 5 5:30-7:30pm (Board# T267).