Our research

We are interested in embryonic brain development. We study neurogenesis of the developing cerebral cortex, whereby neurons (blue, right) are produced from neural progenitors (red). Defective neurogenesis impacts neuron production, and can result in neurodevelopmental disorders affecting brain size and structure. Amongst the research questions we are asking in the lab include:

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We tackle these complex questions using multidisciplinary approaches including live imaging of brain slices and neural progenitors, genetics, and functional genomics.

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