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FRIEDRICH MIESCHER INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FONDATION
|Coordinator Country||Switzerland [CH]|
|Total cost||2˙497˙200 €|
|EC max contribution||2˙497˙200 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2016-01-01 to 2020-12-31|
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|1||FRIEDRICH MIESCHER INSTITUTE FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH FONDATION||CH (BASEL)||coordinator||2˙497˙200.00|
The project outlined here addresses the fundamental question how the brain encodes and controls behavior. While we have a reasonable understanding of the role of entire brain areas in such processes, and of mechanisms at the molecular and synaptic levels, there is a big gap in our knowledge of how behavior is controlled at the level of defined neuronal circuits.
In natural environments, chances for survival depend on learning about possible aversive and appetitive outcomes and on the appropriate behavioral responses. Most studies addressing the underlying mechanisms at the level of neuronal circuits have focused on aversive learning, such as in Pavlovian fear conditioning. Understanding how activity in defined neuronal circuits mediates appetitive learning, as well as how these circuitries are shared and interact with aversive learning circuits, is a central question in the neuroscience of learning and memory and the focus of this grant application.
Using a multidisciplinary approach in mice, combining behavioral, in vivo and in vitro electrophysiological, imaging, optogenetic and state-of-the-art viral circuit tracing techniques, we aim at dissecting the neuronal circuitry of appetitive Pavlovian conditioning with a focus on the amygdala, a key brain region important for both aversive and appetitive learning. Ultimately, elucidating these mechanisms at the level of defined neurons and circuits is fundamental not only for an understanding of memory processes in the brain in general, but also to inform a mechanistic approach to psychiatric conditions associated with amygdala dysfunction and dysregulated emotional responses including anxiety and mood disorders.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Elisabeth Vogel, Sabine Krabbe, Jan GrÃ¼ndemann, Jaclyn I. Wamsteeker Cusulin, Andreas LÃ¼thi
Projection-Specific Dynamic Regulation of Inhibition in Amygdala Micro-Circuits
published pages: 644-651, ISSN: 0896-6273, DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.06.036
Chun Xu, Sabine Krabbe, Jan GrÃ¼ndemann, Paolo Botta, Jonathan P. Fadok, Fumitaka Osakada, Dieter Saur, Benjamin F. Grewe, Mark J. Schnitzer, Edward M. Callaway, Andreas LÃ¼thi
Distinct Hippocampal Pathways Mediate Dissociable Roles of Context in Memory Retrieval
published pages: 961-972.e16, ISSN: 0092-8674, DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2016.09.051
Jonathan P. Fadok, Sabine Krabbe, Milica Markovic, Julien Courtin, Chun Xu, Lema Massi, Paolo Botta, Kristine Bylund, Christian MÃ¼ller, Aleksandar Kovacevic, Philip Tovote, Andreas LÃ¼thi
A competitive inhibitory circuit for selection of active and passive fear responses
published pages: 96-100, ISSN: 0028-0836, DOI: 10.1038/nature21047
Karen Lavi, Gilad A. Jacobson, Kobi Rosenblum, Andreas LÃ¼thi
Encoding of Conditioned Taste Aversion in Cortico-Amygdala Circuits
published pages: 278-283, ISSN: 2211-1247, DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2018.06.053
|Cell Reports 24/2||2019-07-04|
Benjamin F. Grewe, Jan GrÃ¼ndemann, Lacey J. Kitch, Jerome A. Lecoq, Jones G. Parker, Jesse D. Marshall, Margaret C. Larkin, Pablo E. Jercog, Francois Grenier, Jin Zhong Li, Andreas LÃ¼thi, Mark J. Schnitzer
Neural ensemble dynamics underlying a long-term associative memory
published pages: 670-675, ISSN: 0028-0836, DOI: 10.1038/nature21682
Sabine Krabbe, Jan GrÃ¼ndemann, Andreas LÃ¼thi
Amygdala Inhibitory Circuits Regulate Associative Fear Conditioning
published pages: 800-809, ISSN: 0006-3223, DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2017.10.006
|Biological Psychiatry 83/10||2019-07-04|
Jonathan P Fadok, Milica Markovic, Philip Tovote, Andreas LÃ¼thi
New perspectives on central amygdala function
published pages: 141-147, ISSN: 0959-4388, DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2018.02.009
|Current Opinion in Neurobiology 49||2019-03-18|
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