Our research

We aim to understand how the embryonic brain develops. We study neurogenesis of the developing cerebral cortex, the process in which neurons are produced from neural progenitors. Defective neurogenesis impacts neuron production, and can result in neurodevelopmental disorders affecting brain size and structure. We have two major research interests in the lab:

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

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