Our Research at a Glance

We are interested in elucidating the underlying mechanisms of behaviour: How are behavioural patterns generated? What are the risk factors for psychiatric illness? How does neurogenesis contribute to complex behaviours?


How do maternal diet and the microbiome influence fetal brain development and offspring behaviour?


How do stress and diet affect the brain and behaviour?

Stem cells

How does neurogenesis affect learning & memory, mood and decision making?