The Sengupta lab is interested in understanding how animals recognize their ever-changing environment and how these signals are translated into the appropriate changes in their behavior and development. We are particularly interested in investigating the molecular mechanisms underlying the development and function of olfactory and thermosensory neurons. We study this problem in the sensory nervous system of the model genetic organism Caenorhabditis elegans, a very attractive system in which to explore the question of sensory neuron development and function.

 

Contact Information:
The Sengupta Lab

National Center for Behavioral Genomics
& Department of Biology
Brandeis University
415 South Street MS008
Waltham, Massachusetts 02454
Lab. Shapiro Science Center 2-08
Phone. 781.736.2685 | Fax. 781.736.3107
Web: http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/senguptalab/