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Manuel A. Castro-Alamancos, Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience
Janice and Rodney Reynolds Endowed Chair of Neurobiology
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3401

Lab Website

Neuroscience Graduate Program

B.Sc.University ComplutensePsychology
M.Sc.Cajal Institute (CSIC) and University ComplutenseNeuroscience
Ph.D.Cajal Institute (CSIC) and University ComplutenseNeuroscience

Post-Graduate Training
PostdoctoralBrown UniversityResearch Associate, Department of Neuroscience

The synaptic, cellular and network mechanisms involved in sensorimotor information transmission, coding and storage during motivated behaviors.


Accepting Lab Rotation Students: Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • The whisker thalamus.
    Castro-Alamancos M. Sensorimotor Integration in the Whisker System 2015 Jan;Chapter 2; p.31-58