Dr. Ersin Yavas is a postdoctoral scholar conducting experiments in both Michael Fanoselow and Kate Wassum’s labs. research focus on understanding acetyl choline transmission, particularly in septo-hippocampal pathway, its regulatory mechanisms and dysfunction in trauma-and stressor-related disorders. He received his Ph.D from University of Leicester, UK, where his project was focused on glutamate and acetyl choline modulation of dopamine transmission within the context of animal model of schizophrenia. He conducted experiments in Andrew Young’s lab. He held postdoctoral scholar position at the Pennsylvania State university in Nanyin Zhang’s lab and searched functional brain connectivity networks on awake animals by applying opto-f MRI technique to address his research question.
- Distinguished Professor Michael S. Fanselow will receive the American Psychological Association’s 2023 Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award.January 5, 2023 - 12:37 pm
This is the highest honor conferred by the APA for scientific contributions over the researcher’s career.
In the News
- Our own Dr. Ann Hoffman contributes time to the Veterans Yoga ProjectOctober 26, 2020 - 8:56 pm
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- The Science Show with Robyn Williams interviews Dr. Fanselow on how opioids are great for pain, but can bring on detrimental effects of anxietyMarch 31, 2020 - 1:30 pm
- Michael Fanselow32nd Winter Conference on Neural PlasticityFebruary 11, 2020 - 2:40 pm
- Check out our lab’s latest preprint on “A peptidergic amygdala microcircuit modulates sexually dimorphic contextual fear”February 6, 2020 - 3:23 pm
- Dr. Fanselow Keynote Session Speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Predator-Prey InteractionsJanuary 22, 2020 - 11:11 pm