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2017.02.22 | People

Alena Salasova is visiting PhD student in Nykjær Group

Alena is a senior PhD student from prof. Ernest Arenas group at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and is visiting Nykjaer Group for the next 6-10 months from the 20th of February. She will study how the WNT signalling pathway interacts with the family of sortilin receptors in vitro and what it's their function during development of mouse…

2017.02.22 | People , OlavAndersen

Cármen Vieira is new Erasmus student in Andersen Group

Carmen Vieira is an Erasmus student from Portugal, who will be working in Olav Andersen’s group from February 5th. She will be working with the SORL1 gene structure, including detailed analysis of a novel splice variant that leads to a truncated receptor. She will look into the mechanisms that determine when this splice variant is active, and how…

2017.02.22 | People

New appointment at DANDRITE

Anna Prudnikova continues as laboratory technician in Anne von Philipsborn's group per 15 February 2017. Anna is working with Drosophila genetics (designing and carrying out crossing schemes, establishment of stable transgenic stocks, identifying Drosophila genetic markers), Drosophila stock keeping, Drosophila behavioral assays,…

Figure legend: A) Biocytin-filled principal neuron of the basal amygdala showing a sparse axon with long-projecting branches (left) and spiny dendrites (right). B) Top: example electrophysiological recording of principal neuron spiking. Optical stimulation for 30 s at 20 Hz of 5-HT axons reduced the neuron firing rate. Bottom: Quantification of pooled data. Upper blue stimulation bar denotes optogenetic stimulation.

2017.02.17 | Research news, Marco Capogna

New publication from Marco Capogna in The Journal of Neuroscience

The article is titled "Control of amygdala circuits by 5-HT neurons via 5-HT and glutamate co-transmission". The autors are Ayesha Sengupta, Marco Bocchio, David M. Bannerman, Trevor Sharp & Marco Capogna.

2017.02.15 | People

Damian Carvajal is new Erasmus student in Denham Group

Damian Carvajal is an Erasmus student from Spain, who will be working in Mark Denham’s group from February 6th. He will be working on a stem cell model of Parkinson’s disease. The project involves using Parkinson’s diseased induced pluripotent stem cells in a neuronal differentiation system to identify early gene expression changes that occur…

2017.02.08 | People

New Communication Officer Maria Thykær Jensen

Maria Thykær Jensen started on 7 February 2017 as Communications Assistant and PA for Professor and Director of DANDRITE Poul Nissen. Maria is replacing Emilie Aagaard (who was replacing Karen Bech while away on maternity leave).

2017.02.01 | People

Ole Søndergaard Schwartz is new PhD student in Yonehara group

Ole Søndergaard Schwartz started as a PhD student in Keisuke Yonehara’s group per February 1st 2017. Ole started his PhD with Lundbeckfonden PhD Scholarship. The title of the project is "Development of neuronal circuit for direction selectivity in the mouse superior colliculus".