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My research investigates the development and plasticity of excitable membranes - processes essential for the healthy functioning of numerous organ systems including the nervous system. I am particularly interested in mechanisms of short-term plasticity, changes that occur within minutes.

We investigate these processes in a unique and powerful model system, the electric fish. These fish are specialists in the rapid modulation of excitable membranes and the developmental transformation of excitable cells to new phenotypes.

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