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Hao Wu

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In nature, the chemical signals surrounding an animal can carry important information for the animal, and the concentration of these chemical cues are highly fluctuating. To study how animals utilize this type of constantly-changing cues, Hao isĀ training mice to distinguish between two odor stimuli with the same chemical composition, but different temporal profile of concentration. From the neuronal recording of the trained mice in action, heĀ aims to decipher how the concentration information is transformed and stored in various parts of the olfactory system and brain regions related to evidence-accumulation and decision-making.