Janusz Borycz

Senior Instructor

Janusz Profile Photo

Email: jborycz@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-8826
Fax: 902-494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University, Life Sciences Centre, Room 3319, 6287 Alumni Crescent, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Invertebrate Neuronal Signalling
  • Neurotransmitter Release & Recycling
  • Transmembrane Transporters
  • HPLC
  • Microdialysis



1997- Ph.D. - Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kraków, Poland
1999-2003 Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University
2003-2007 National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH, Baltimore, MD 

Research Interest 

Neurotransmitters and their transporters – cellular and molecular mechanisms investigated using invertebrate and vertebrate models. Currently mostly focused on histamine (photoreceptor neurotransmitter) recycling in the eye of Drosophila. 


NESC/PSYO 3371 Neuronal Organization Laboratory
NESC/PSYO 3970 Molecular Neuroscience 
NESC/PSYO 3237 Drugs and Behaviour 
SCIE 1506 Integrated Science I
SCIE 1507 Integrated Science II