UCSB Lagoon
Credit: Tony Mastres

Faculty Spotlights

How do neural circuits control the complex motor sequences that constitute fly grooming behavior?
The Goard lab is focused on understanding the neural circuits that allow us to perceive, remember, and navigate through our spatial environment.
We use light-switchable molecules to control and engineer natural cell behaviors.
Dissecting how macrophages count and measure to design new cancer therapies.