Projects

The Venton Lab develops electrochemical methods for monitoring neurotransmitters to answer neuroscience questions.

Carbon Nanomaterial-Modified Microelectrodes

How can we improve microelectrodes and make them more specific and selective for in vivo monitoring of neurotransmitters?

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3D-Printed Carbon Microelectrodes

How can we fabricate new structures and geometries for carbon microelectrodes? 

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Adenosine Dynamics In Vivo

What are the roles of transient adenosine release in neuromodulation and disease?

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Neurotransmitter Dynamics in Fruit Flies

How can Drosophila be used as a good model system for monitoring neurotransmitter signaling and understanding disease?

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We are generously funded by:

NIH

NIH (NIBIB, NIMH)

CNMS ORNL

CNMS ORNL

UVa

UVa 3 Cavaliers and 
Brain Institute