Neuronal circuits and synaptic mechanisms of experience-dependent plasticity

Year of award: 2013


  • Dr Nathalie Rochefort

    University of Edinburgh

Project summary

Nathalie started her research group in 2013 at the Centre for Integrative Physiology at the University of Edinburgh. She is a sensory neuroscientist whose goal is to understand how neural activity in the visual cortex underlies our perception of a visual scene. By using the method of two-photon calcium imaging combined with electrophysiological recordings, the aim of her project is to determine how sensory experience durably modifies the activity of cortical neuronal networks.