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Developing approaches to aid neuronal regeneration in the context of neurodegenerative diseases of the cortical output circuitry; modulating neuronal function in psychiatric diseases affecting cortical microcircuitry
Sensory biology and cell physiology
The molecular and neural circuit basis of behavioral individuality.
Cellular fat metabolism and inter-organelle communication
Combining optics, protein engineering, chemistry, electrophysiology, simulation, and theory, at the levels of individual molecules, single cells, and whole, genetically modified, organisms.
Molecular and neural architecture of social behavior circuits
Mechanisms of parasitic behavior manipulation across molecules, cells and circuits.
Synaptic plasticity: cellular mechanisms, development of functional networks and links to behaviour
Experience-dependent brain development; critical periods
The genetic basis of adaptive morphology and behavior.
Development of the nervous system, synaptic plasticity, behavior and evolution
Synaptic structure and competition
Neuronal cell biology, neural circuits and olfaction
Multicolor and time-resolved electron microscopy of cell signaling
Human development, Stem cell biology, Neuroscience, Computational Biology
Circuits and Behavior
Neurobiology of perception and decision making
Non-coding RNA biology, imprinted gene expression regulation, neurobiology
Molecular and circuit mechanisms underlying behavior and plasticity
Single-molecule and super-resolution studies of cellular processes
Neural mechanisms underlying motor sequence learning
(On sabbatical Fall 2023)
Assembly and function of neural circuits in the visual system (currently not taking students)