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Brain Structure and Function

Brain Structure and Function

Co-Editors-in-Chief: L. Zaborszky; K. Zilles

ISSN: 1863-2653 (print version)
ISSN: 1863-2661 (electronic version)

Journal no. 429

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Brain Structure & Function



Laszlo Zaborszky
Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
197 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
e-mail: zaborszky@axon.rutgers.edu
Fax: +1-973-353-1588

Karl Zilles
Institute of Medicine
Research Center Jülich
52425 Jülich,
e-mail: k.zilles@fz-juelich.de
Tel.: +49(0)2461-61-3015
Fax: +49(0)2461-61-2990

Section Editors

Brain Cyto-, Myelo-, and Receptor Architecture
Karl Zilles - Jülich/Düsseldorf, Germany

Cellular and Molecular Neuroanatomy
Laszlo Zaborszky - Newark, NJ, USA

Structural Connectivity
Michel Thiebaut de Schotten – Paris, France

Structural Connectivity
Hiromasa Takemura – Osaka, Japan

Cellular Neuroanatomy and Modern Cell Labeling Methods
Jochen F. Staiger – Göttingen, Germany

Brain Evolution
Chet Sherwood - Washington, DC, USA 

Cellular Development
Lee Shapiro - Bryan, TX, USA

Primate Anatomy and Physiology
Marcello Rosa - Melbourne, Australia

Cognitive and Behavioral Function of Neurocircuits
Kevin Pang - East Orange, NJ, USA

Cellular Neuroscience
Marisela Morales  - Baltimore, MD, USA

Stem Cells, Neuroplasticity
Eva Mezey - Besthesda, MD, USA

Immunocytochemistry and Optogenetics
Juan Mena Segovia - Newark, NJ, USA

Neuroanatomy of Brain Dysfunction
Patrick R. Hof - New York, NY, USA  

Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience
William Graves - Newark, NJ, USA

Neurophysiology of Cells and Circuits
Dirk Feldmeyer - Jülich, Germany

Structural/Functional Connectivity and Meta-Analysis
Simon Eickhoff - Düsseldorf, Germany

Human subcortical nuclei and fiber tracts
Volker A. Coenen - Freiburg, Germany

Genetics and Genetic Imaging
Sven Cichon - Basel, Switzerland

Structure and Function of Normal Brain Aging
Svenja Caspers - Jülich, Germany

Electrophysiology and Brain imaging of Normal and Pathological Aging
José L. Cantero - Seville, Spain

Neuroinformatics of Structure–Function Relationships
Jan Bjaalie - Oslo, Norway

Neuroimaging and Methods
Christian Beckmann - Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Neuroimaging and Neural Systems in the Healthy Brain
Katrin Amunts - Jülich, Germany

Advisory Board

John Allman - Pasadena, CA, USA
Kevin Alloway - Hershey, PA, USA
David Amaral - Sacramento, CA, USA
Chiye Aoki - New York, NY, USA
Babak Ardekani - Orangeburg, NY, USA 
Giorgio Ascoli - Fairfax, VA, USA
Anders Bjorklund - Lund, Sweden
Paul J. Bolam - Oxford, UK
Anna K. Braun - Magdeburg, Germany
György Buzsáki - Newark, NJ, USA
Michael W. Cole - Newark, NJ, USA 
Barry W. Connors - Providence, RI, USA
Bud Craig - Phoenix, AZ, USA
Stanislas Dehaene - Paris, France
Thomas Deller - Frankfurt, Germany 
Karoly Elekes - Tihany, Hungary
Bruce Fischl - Charlestown, MA, USA
Tamas F. Freund - Budapest, Hungary
Stephen D. Ginsberg - Orangeburg, NY, USA
Yosef Grodzinsky - Montreal, Canada 
Patrice Guyenet - Charlottesville, VA, USA 
Stephen J. Hanson - Newark, NJ, USA
Michael Hasselmo - Boston, MA, USA
Claus C. Hilgetag - Hamburg, Germany
Terry L. Jernigan - San Diego, CA, USA
Hans-Otto Karnath - Tübingen, Germany
Yasuo Kawaguchi - Okazaki, Japan
Gerd Kempermann - Dresden, Germany
Jose L. Lanciego - Pamplona, Spain
Nikos Logothetis - Tübingen, Germany
Joachim Lübke - Jülich, Germany
Guiseppe Luppino - Parma, Italy
Manuel Malmierca - Salamanca, Spain
Helen S. Mayberg - Atlanta, GA, USA
John Mazziotta - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Bruce McEwen - New York, NY, USA
Zoltan Molnar - Oxford, UK 
Joan I. Morrell - Newark, NJ, USA
John Morrison - New York, NY, USA
Thomas W. Mühleisen - Jülich, Germany
Elliott J. Mufson - Phoenix, AZ, USA 
Nicola Palomero-Gallagher - Juelich, Germany
Kevin Pang - Newark, NJ, USA 
George Paxinos - Sydney, Australia
Franco Pestilli - Bloomington, IN, USA
Charles E. Ribak - Irvine, CA, USA
Paul E. Sawchenko - San Diego, CA, USA
Helen Scharfman - Orangeburg, NY, USA
Frank Schneider - Aachen, Germany
Susan R. Sesack - Pittsburgh, PA, USA
N. Jon Shah - Jülich, Germany
Attila Sik - Birmingham, UK
Yoland Smith - Atlanta, GA, USA 
Paula Tallal - Newark, NJ, USA
James Tepper - Newark, NJ, USA
Arthur W. Toga - Los Angeles, CA, USA
Kamil Uludag - Maastricht, NL
Csaba Vadasz - Orangeburg, NY, USA
Emmanuel Valjent - Montpellier, France
Robert P. Vertes - Boca Raton, FL, USA
Meno P. Witter - Trondheim, Norway
Andreas Wree - Rostock, Germany
Deniz Yilmazer-Hanke - Omaha, NE, USA
Rafael Yuste - New York, NY, USA
Daniel S. Zahm - St. Louis, MO, USA

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    • Brain Structure & Function publishes research that provides insight into brain structure−function relationships. Studies published here integrate data spanning from molecular, cellular, developmental, and systems architecture to the neuroanatomy of behavior and cognitive functions. Manuscripts with focus on the spinal cord or the peripheral nervous system are not accepted for publication. Manuscripts with focus on diseases, animal models of diseases, or disease-related mechanisms are only considered for publication, if the findings provide novel insight into the organization and mechanisms of normal brain structure and function.
    • Studies of the mammalian nervous system are central to the journal, yet coverage may range beyond this taxon.
    • Methodologies include modern tracing, immunocytochemistry and neuroimaging as well as genetic methods, neuroinformatics (atlases, databases and internet tools), statistical techniques that support the integration of cellular and systems-level anatomical and functional data, and genetic/molecular/electrophysiological approaches to understanding brain organization.

    Brain Structure & Function particularly invites submissions in the following areas:

    • Brain Cyto-, Myelo-, and Receptor Architecture (Karl Zilles)
    • Cellular and Molecular Neuroanatomy (Laszlo Zaborszky)
    • Neurophysiology of Cells and Circuits (Dirk Feldmeyer)
    • Stem Cells, Neuroplasticity (Eva Mezey)
    • Neuroimaging and Methods (Christian Beckmann)
    • Neuroimaging and Neural Systems in the Healthy Brain (Katrin Amunts)
    • Neuroimaging and Cognitive Neuroscience (William Graves)
    • Structural/Functional Connectivity and Meta-Analysis (Simon Eickhoff)
    • Cognitive and Behavioral Aspects of Neuroanatomy (Suzanne Haber)
    • Neuroinformatics of Structure-Function Relationships (Jan Bjaalie)
    • Electrophysiology and Cognitive Neuroscience  (Zoltan Nadasdy)
    • Development and Comparative Genetic Neuroanatomy (Sven Cichon)
    • Neuroanatomy of Brain Dysfunction (Patrick R. Hof)
    • Brain Evolution (Chet Sherwood)
    • Cellular Neuroscience (Marisela Morales)

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