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Research Interests

1. Mechanisms underlying dopamine neuron development, function, diversity, and degeneration. 2. Mechanisms regulating peripheral nerve myelination in development and disease states.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Pennsylvania

… → 1998

Research interests

  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Neurogenetics

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  • TTML Shared Resource

    Awatramani, R.

    National Cancer Institute


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    • 2155 Citations
    • 33 Article
    • 5 Review article
    • 1 Comment/debate
    • 1 Letter

    Transcriptional Basis for Rhythmic Control of Hunger and Metabolism within the AgRP Neuron

    Cedernaes, J., Huang, W., Ramsey, K. M., Waldeck, N., Cheng, L., Marcheva, B., Omura, C., Kobayashi, Y., Peek, C. B., Levine, D. C., Dhir, R., Awatramani, R., Bradfield, C. A., Wang, X. A., Takahashi, J. S., Mokadem, M., Ahima, R. S. & Bass, J., May 7 2019, In : Cell Metabolism. 29, 5, p. 1078-1091.e5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 11 Scopus citations

    Dopamine neuron glutamate cotransmission evokes a delayed excitation in lateral dorsal striatal cholinergic interneurons

    Chuhma, N., Mingote, S., Yetnikoff, L., Kalmbach, A., Ma, T., Ztaou, S., Sienna, A. C., Tepler, S., Poulin, J. F., Ansorge, M., Awatramani, R., Kang, U. J. & Rayport, S., Oct 2018, In : eLife. 7, e39786.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 8 Scopus citations

    Egr2-dependent microRNA-138 is dispensable for peripheral nerve myelination

    Lin, H. P., Oksuz, I., Svaren, J. & Awatramani, R., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 3817.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

    Mapping projections of molecularly defined dopamine neuron subtypes using intersectional genetic approaches

    Poulin, J. F., Caronia, G., Hofer, C., Cui, Q., Helm, B., Ramakrishnan, C., Chan, C. S., Dombeck, D. A., Deisseroth, K. & Awatramani, R., Sep 1 2018, In : Nature Neuroscience. 21, 9, p. 1260-1271 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 38 Scopus citations
  • 6 Scopus citations