Neuroscience Graduate Club- University at Buffalo

Exploring the Brain from Molecules to Behavior

Student Profile: Jay Garaycochea

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My name is Jay Garaycochea, and I am a Ph.D candidate in the neuroscience program at the University at Buffalo.  I am a graduate assistant  in Dr. Malcolm Slaughter’s lab, which focuses on understanding the information processing in the retina.  The project I am working on is investigating the role glycine receptors play in synaptic transmission, specifically a glycine effect that utilizes a metabotropic signalling pathway.  Methodologies used to approach this problem include electrophysiology, pharmacology, and molecular biology.

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November 9, 2011 at 2:07 pm

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