pathological forms of experience-dependent plasticity.
are encoded in the brain to enable both normal and
Our goal is to understand how we learn - how memories
strategies to better map and manipulate neuronal circuits.
novel molecular reagents, including viral-genetic
Part of the lab will be focused on developing
neural ensembles is changed in pathological states.
neural substrates of motivated behavior and how activity of these
The other major focus of the lab will be on elucidating the