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Staining of pre- and post-synaptic neurons, by VK.

nabavi lab


11 February 2023
Alvilda Flensborg and Liv Tarp both attend the Aarhus Statsgymnasium majoring in Biotechnology. They accepted an invitation to come and follow two of our scientists, Assistant Professor Noemie Mermet-Joret and
02 January 2023
Assistant Professor Noëmie Mermet-Joret is among 25 research daredevils to receive an amount of 2 million DKK to further develop her study in the amygdala. Her project investigates if hard-wired
18 September 2019
We participated in the 7th European Synapse Meeting held in Lausanne this year.

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Our research is confined between the synaptic and circuit levels. We investigate the mechanisms behind associative and fear memories, the proteins necessary for memory formation, and the synaptic and molecular processes of memory decay.

Latest publications

06 May 2021
A fundamental challenge in the optogenetic toolbox is that all opsins, regardless of their excitation spectra, are activated by blue light. We hypothesized that pairing a red-shifted channelrhodopsin with a
28 May 2020
The field of learning and memory has largely focused their efforts on memory formation, deeming the act of forgetting as a necessary and unavoidable error of the brain's storage system.
12 May 2020
A fundamental interest in circuit analysis is to parse out the synaptic inputs underlying a behavioral experience. Toward this aim, we have devised an unbiased strategy that specifically labels the