Dr. Sevil Duvarci
|Institute of Neurophysiology
60590 Frankfurt am Main
We are interested in understanding the dopaminergic control of brain circuits underlying cognitive functions and how dopaminergic dysregulation results in cognitive impairments in psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia. To this end, we use mouse models of schizophrenia and perform multi-site awake behaving recordings in mice performing cognitive tasks.
o Electrophysiology in freely behaving animals
S Duvarci and Pare D (2014) Amygdala microcircuits controlling learned fear. Neuron 82:966-980.