Janusz Borycz

Limited-Term Instructor


Email: jborycz@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-8826
Fax: 902-494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University, Life Sciences Centre, Room 3319, 1355 Oxford Street, 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. 


3371 Neuroscience Laboratory II (lab)
3970 Molecular Neuroscience (lectures)
3237 Drugs and Behaviour (lectures-summer)