Imperial College London

DrXiaoYu

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Visiting Researcher
 
 
 
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Contact

 

x.yu10

 
 
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Location

 

Sir Ernst Chain BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Investigate novel neuronal populations that stimulate arousal or promote sleep and dissection of neural circuits that control sleep-wake, strengthening our understanding of sleep-wake circuits that link to sleep disorders.

I work with Bill Wisden and Nick Franks.

Expertise

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 Neuroscience Research

Adeno-associate virus (AAV) system, optogenetics, chemogenetics; in vivo Ca2  imaging; photometry, chemogenetics or optogenetics-based brain-wild mapping; activity-tagging system; EEG/EMG

 Biomedical Research

Metabolic disorder: diabetes, obesity

Biological skills for metabolic research in vitro and in vivo