Dzirasa Lab

361 Bryan Research

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, PI

Dept: Psychiatry

Email: kafui.dzirasa@duke.edu

Phone: 919-668-3171

Location: 419 Bryan

We study how neuropsychiatric risk genes interact with environmental stress to modify neural circuits that underlie normal emotional and cognitive function. We use in vivo electrophysiology, cell type specific neuromodulatory techniques (optogenetics and DREADDs), and quantitative analysis of behavior in genetically modified mice.

 

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Event
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00
Zoom
Kirill Chesnov

Graduate student Kirill Chesnov (Dzirasa Lab) will present The Influence of GABA Polarity on Axoaxonic Synapse Plasticity base

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News
Friday, September 4, 2020

Associate Professor Kaf Dzirasa is part of the team that published Missi