Faculty and Staff: Avrama Kim Blackwell
Department of Molecular Neuroscience: Computational and experimental approaches to the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of long term memory storage, understanding the cellular and molecular events underlying the discrimination of spatio-temporal patterns by neurons
Kim 'Avrama' Blackwell is a professor in the department of Moledular Neuroscience in the Krasnow Institute of Advanced Studies.
Kotaleski and Blackwell (2010) Modelling the molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity using systems biology approaches. Nat Rev Neurosci. 11(4):239-51.
Evans, Morera-Herreras, Cui, Du, Sheehan, Kotaleski, Venance, Blackwell (2012) The Effects of NMDA Subunit Composition on Calcium Influx and Spike Timing-Dependent Plasticity in Striatal Medium Spiny Neurons.PLoS Comput Biol 8: e1002493.
Kim, Park, Havekes, Chay, Guercio, Oliveira, Abel, Blackwell (2011) Colocalization of protein kinase A with adenylyl cyclase enhances protein kinase A activity during induction of long-lasting long-term-potentiation, PLoS Comp Biol. 7:e1002084.
Oliveira, Kim, Blackwell (2012) Subcellular Location of PKA Controls Striatal Plasticity: Stochastic Simulations in Spiny Dendrites. PLoS Comput Biol 8: e1002383.