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School of the Biological Sciences



Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, Development, and Neuroscience

Keita Tamura studies how we recognise rules and apply them to our own behavioural goals, aiming to understand such complex cognitive functions at the level of simple neuronal circuits by continuing efforts to develop the most sophisticated technologies. Learn more.


Research Areas

Neuronal circuits


Whole brain imaging
Optical manipulation and measurement  
Electrophysiological recording
Gene delivery

Areas for Collaboration

How can we recognise the rules governing the world and apply them to achieve our behavioural goal? 
Simple neuronal circuits
Complex cognitive functions


Research Theme