EMBO Associate Member
National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore | India
Debilitating emotional problems are a hallmark of autism and stress-related psychiatric disorders. Our laboratory uses animal models to explore the neural basis of these phenomena in the brain's emotional hub, the amygdala, across biological scales – from molecular and synaptic mechanisms at one end to their behavioral consequences at the other.
Keywords: Amygdala / hippocampus / stress / learning & memory / synaptic plasticity / autism / emotional disorders
Subject area(s): Signal Transduction | Neuroscience | Molecular Medicine