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6 November 2014

A center for interdisciplinary research in Neuroscience

Discern the infinitely small in order to grasp the complexity of the brain
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Neuroscience (IINS) is a research center that has officially opened (...)

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Presynaptic failure in Alzheimer's disease - Progress in Neurobiology, May 2020

10 July 2020

Presynaptic failure in Alzheimer’s disease - Progress in Neurobiology, May 2020

Presynaptic failure in Alzheimer’s disease
Synaptic loss is the best correlate of cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Extensive experimental evidence also indicates alterations of (...)

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Co-organization and coactivation of AMPAR, NMDAR, and mGluR - PNAS, June 2020

16 June 2020

Co-organization and coactivation of AMPAR, NMDAR, and mGluR - PNAS, June 2020

Nanoscale co-organization and coactivation of AMPAR, NMDAR, and mGluR at excitatory synapses
The nanoscale co-organization of neurotransmitter receptors fac-ing presynaptic release sites is a (...)

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Receptor mobility under the spotlight - Science, June 2020

12 June 2020

Receptor mobility under the spotlight - Science, June 2020

Linking glutamate receptor movements and synapse function
Regulation of neurotransmitter receptor content at synapses is achieved through a dynamic equilibrium between biogenesis and degradation (...)

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MemTraS: A new team at IINS

28 May 2020

MemTraS: A new team at IINS

"MemTraS - Membrane traffic at synapses" is a new team recently born at IINS. The leader, David Perrais, presents the research axis:
Our goal in the team is to study the mechanisms of synapse (...)

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