The Neurobiology laboratory conducts research into the molecular mechanisms
underlying synaptic transmission in the Nervous System, with specific
emphasis on the phenomena known as Synaptic Plasticity, that
is the ability of the brain to alter the structure of its own circuitry
over seconds to minutes. The laboratory was founded and is currently
headed by Professor Max Bennett, a world recognised leader in his field
of research and a leader of the study of Neuroscience in Australia.
The laboratory is located at the Camperdown campus of The University
of Sydney, in the historic Anderson Stuart Building (site of the Old
Medical School at the University) within the Department of Physiology.
The Neurobiology Laboratory (at right) with the southern
entrance to the
Main Quadrangle of the University at the rear of the picture.