Transduction of sensory stimuli and synaptic transmission. Patch-clamp recording of ion channel activity in oxygen-sensitive chemoreceptors, and retinal neurons.
population coding, electric fish, leech, dynamic clamp in sensory systems, linking sensory dynamics to behavior.
modeling neural activity in sensory systems, and the role of feedback, oscillations, noise and plasticity in neural coding.
electric fish, plasticity, feedback, information theory applied to the nervous system
neurotrauma, mechanoreceptors, cell volume regulation, computational modeling
resting-state-stimulus interactions, default mode network, psychiatric illness, neurophilosophy