ELUCIDATING THE NEUROBIOLOGAL SUBSTRATES OF MEMORY & EMOTION

Our Research

A few of the specific ongoing questions our research seeks to answer include:
  • Which circuits co-control both learned and innate fear?
  • What network, circuits, and genes control the strength of learned fear memories?
  • Do brain-wide molecular networks exhibit a topological structure that represents learned fear differently than innate fear?
  • Are there key hub genes within these topologically-structured molecular networks that intrinsically differentiate between learned and innate fears?

 

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Techniques

Our lab uses a variety of research techniques to answer the questions above, find out more about many of these techniques below.

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Optogenetics

Fiber Photometry

Miniscope Imaging

CRISPR Gene Editing

Brain Network Analyses

Immunohistochemistry

Real-time PCR

In Situ Hybridization

Molecular Cloning

Animal Behavior

Chemogenetics / Pharmacology

Neuroanatomy

Deep Learning

Whole Brain Labeling and Imaging

What can we Invent?

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Protocols

 Replication and reproducibility are key pillars of true scientific discovery. With this in mind, we have shared protocols used by our lab. Please contact us for any help or clarification. A desktop browser is needed to access files.

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Telomere qPCR
Fluorescent RNAscope
Fiber Optic Cannula
LB Broth Recipe
Radiolabeled In Situ Hybridization
Hybridization Solutions
Ethanol DNA Precipitation
Immunohistochemistry (Brain Tissue)
Cresyl Violet Staining
PCR Primer Design
Corticosterone ELISA
HALOTrap for RNAseq
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ELUCIDATING THE NEUROBIOLOGAL SUBSTRATES OF MEMORY & EMOTION

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AsokLab  | Arun Asok | Neuroscience | Neurobiology | Memory | Emotion | Fear | UWM | Milwaukee, WI