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Special Guest Speaker July 16, 2014, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Starzl Biomedical Science Tower - Room 1695

BDNF is a Negative Modulator in Morphine Action

  Ja Wook Koo, PhD 
  Postdoctoral Fellow
  Mount Sinai School of Medicine








Dr. Koo is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Eric Nestler at Mount Sinai’s School of Medicine. His primary research interest is to study the epigenetic or molecular mechanisms in the brain reward circuits that underlie adaptive behaviors in response to drugs of abuse, as well as chronic stress exposure. Dr. Koo has mainly studied morphine models since joining Dr. Eric Nestler’s laboratory and has a very broad range of expertise from gene expression microarrays to optogenetics to epigenetics. 

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