CAROLE LANDISMAN

Principal Investigator

JULIE HAAS

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Interests: timing– and state– dependent plasticity of gap junctions and inhibitory synapses

ZEMIN WANG

Postdoctoral Fellow

 

Interests: mechanisms and signal cascades involved  in mGluR plasticity of gap junctions

CHRISTINE ECKHARDT

Undergraduate

2007-2008

 

Senior thesis: intrinsic properties and circuit effects on spindle-like rhythms in TRN neurons

RYAN NEELY

Undergraduate

2010-present

Senior thesis topic: homeostatic mechanisms of gap junction turn-over; characterization of gap junction location and specificity in cell cultures of TRN neurons.

Current projects: development of cell cultures and antibody staining to investigate homeostatic mechanisms of gap junction plasticity.

People

ZAR ZAVALA, RHODES SCHOLAR, 2011

Marshall Scholar Winner

Undergraduate

2010-present

 

Senior thesis topic: Gap junction network connectivity in different states of arousal; transformation of voltage spikes into fluorescent imaging signals.