text-only page produced automatically by LIFT Text Transcoder Skip all navigation and go to page contentSkip top navigation and go to directorate navigationSkip top navigation and go to page navigation
National Science Foundation Home National Science Foundation - Office of Integrative Activities (OIA)
Office of Integrative Activities (OIA)
design element
OIA Home
About OIA
Funding Opportunities
Awards
News
Events
Discoveries
Publications
Career Opportunities
See Additional OIA Resources
View OIA Staff
OIA Organizations
Integrative Programs and Activities
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
Proposals and Awards
Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
  Introduction
Proposal Preparation and Submission
bullet Grant Proposal Guide
  bullet Grants.gov Application Guide
Award and Administration
bullet Award and Administration Guide
Award Conditions
Merit Review
NSF Outreach
Policy Office
Additional OIA Resources
Advisory Committee Meetings
Career Opportunities
Funding Rates
Budget Excerpt
Perspectives on Broader Impacts
Other Site Features
Special Reports
Research Overviews
Multimedia Gallery
Classroom Resources
NSF-Wide Investments

Email this pagePrint this page
All Images

Discovery
Scientists Investigate Possible 'Fear Drug'

Back to article | Note about images

Photo of Kerry Ressler at Yerkes National Research Center.

Kerry Ressler at Yerkes National Research Center, where he and his colleagues work to understand the molecular and cellular mechanisms of fear, and its inhibition.

Credit: Kerry Ressler, Emory University


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (164 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of neurons within a rodent amygdala labeled with green fluorescence.

Green fluorescence labels neurons within a rodent amygdala. The Ressler lab uses genetically modified viral vectors to alter gene expression within the mouse amygdala. This allows the researchers to examine the role of specific genes in the neural circuitry that underlies fear-memory formation.

Credit: Kerry Ressler, Emory University


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (91 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.



Email this pagePrint this page
Back to Top of page