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Study opportunities

Dr Marco Capogna's lab


Lab background:

The lab investigates the neural circuits and neuron types involved in emotional memory

Example of a current/available student project:

Investiating the role of neuron types of amygdala and related brain areas in emotional memory and sleep. In this project we will record the electrical activity of single neurons and we will correlate it to various brain states, e.g. , wake, non-REM sleep, REM-sleep.

Methods:

Electrophysiology, optogenetic, behaviour and high-resolution anatomy.