Molecular NeuroBiology lab @ KBRI

Dissecting Learning and Memory!

Synaptic plasticity

김지영 (Jiyoung Kim), Ph.D. student (DGIST)

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Research interests
- molecular mechanisms of astrocyte-mediated  synaptic plasticity
- glia-mediated synapse pruning and its role in regulating learning and memory process
Techniques
- Electrophysiology & Behavioral analysis
Education
- B.S. (2015), Yeungnam University, Korea

이제선 (Jesun Lee), Ph.D., Postdoctoral fellow

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Research interests
- Characterization of astrocytic anion channels
- Novel mechanisms regulating neuron-astrocyte interaction
Techniques
- Electrophysiology (patch clamp)
Education
- Ph.D. (2007~2017), Seoul National University, Korea

이효은 (Hyoeun Lee), M.S., Research fellow

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Research interests
- Molecular mechanisms underlying neuro-glia interaction-mediated regulation of LTP/LTD
Techniques
- Electrophysiology (whole-cell patch clamp, extracellular field recording)
Education
- M.S. (2014), GIST, Korea

오준영 (Jun-Young Oh), Ph.D., Research fellow

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Research interests
- Development of molecular genetic tools for dissecting neural circuit connectivity
Techniques
- Molecular biology, Cell biology
Education
- Ph.D. (2016), Chungbuk University, Korea


박형주 (Hyungju Park), Ph.D., Lab Head, Senior Research Scientist)


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Research interests
(1) studying molecular mechanisms regulating cognitive functions including learning and memory, especially focusing on neuro-glia interaction
(2) developing novel molecular/genetic tools for dissecting complex circuit connectivity and activities regulating cognitive functions

Techniques
- electrophysiology & fluorescence imaging tools using acute brain slices and cultured cells
- molecular biology for cloning/manipulating/delivering targeted genes.

Education
- Ph.D. (2000~2007), Seoul National University, Korea