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Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Our brain is our most complex and fascinating organ. Our brain is responsible for everything we do, think and experience. What mechanisms lie hidden within those one hundred billion nerve cells, linked by one hundred thousand kilometers of connections? The scientists of the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience are working to answer these questions.

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De Zeeuw Group

Z. Gao, C. Davis, A.M. Thomas, M.N. Economo, A.M. Abrego, K. Svoboda, C.I. De Zeeuw, N. Li A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning. Nature (2018)

Swaab Group

Shangfeng Gao, Tong Zhang, Lei Jin, Dong Liang, Guangwei Fan, Yunnong Song, Paul J Lucassen, Rutong Yu, Dick F Swaab CAPON Is a Critical Protein in Synaptic Molecular Networks in the Prefrontal Cortex of Mood Disorder Patients and Contributes to Depression-Like Behavior in a Mouse Model. Cerebral Cortex (2018)

De Zeeuw Group

Henk-Jan Boele, Saša Peter, Michiel M Ten Brinke, Lucas Verdonschot, Anna C H IJpelaar, Dimitris Rizopoulos, Zhenyu Gao, Sebastiaan K E Koekkoek, Chris I De Zeeuw Impact of parallel fiber to Purkinje cell long-term depression is unmasked in absence of inhibitory input. Science advances 4 (2018) Download

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