Mazen KheirbekColumbia University, USA F1000 Associate Faculty Member (since 17 March 2011)
Mazen Kheirbek is an Associate Faculty Member who works with Faculty Member René Hen to recommend the scientific literature in their field.ACADEMIC POSITION
Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University
University of Chicago, PhD 2008
My research is focused on how modulation of structural and synaptic plasticity can influence motivated and mood related behaviors. Currently we are investigating how adult neurogenesis can regulate excitability in the dentate gyrus and its impact on learning and memory. My main approaches include mouse genetics, electrophysiology, optogenetics and mouse behavior.
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