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Research Interests

Synapses, plasticity, learning

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University College

… → 1997

Research interests

  • Cellular Electrophysiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience

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  • Research Output

    Activating newborn neurons suppresses depression and anxiety-like behaviors

    Tunc-Ozcan, E., Peng, C. Y., Zhu, Y., Dunlop, S. R., Contractor, A. & Kessler, J. A., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 3768.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Scopus citations

    Critical period inhibition of NKCC1 rectifies synapse plasticity in the somatosensory cortex and restores adult tactile response maps in fragile X mice

    He, Q., Arroyo, E. D., Smukowski, S. N., Xu, J., Piochon, C., Savas, J. N., Portera-Cailliau, C. & Contractor, A., Nov 1 2019, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 24, 11, p. 1732-1747 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Scopus citations
  • 2 Scopus citations

    Axonal organization defects in the hippocampus of adult conditional BACE1 knockout mice

    Ou-Yang, M. H., Kurz, J. E., Nomura, T., Popovic, J., Rajapaksha, T. W., Dong, H., Contractor, A., Chetkovich, D. M., Tourtellotte, W. G. & Vassar, R., Sep 19 2018, In : Science translational medicine. 10, 459, eaao5620.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 13 Scopus citations

    Development of GABAergic inputs is not altered in early maturation of adult born dentate granule neurons in fragile X mice

    Remmers, C. L. & Contractor, A., Nov 1 2018, In : eNeuro. 5, 6, e0137-18.2018.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations