Dzirasa Lab

361 Bryan Research

Kafui Dzirasa, MD, PhD, PI

Dept: Psychiatry


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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Friday, September 4, 2020

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