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Cerebro-cerebellar Communication

Lab Members

Zhenyu Gao
Dr. Zhenyu Gao (Z.)
Associate Professor
Lab Head
Carmen Schafer
Carmen Schafer
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bibi Bouwen
Bibi Bouwen
Postdoctoral Fellow
Xiaolu Wang
Dr. Xiaolu Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow
Rui Oliveira Silva
Rui Oliveira Silva
Phd Student
Zhihao Zhang
Zhihao Zhang
Phd Student
Zhiqiang Liu
Zhiqiang Liu
Phd Student
Hana Hasanbegovic
Hana Hasanbegovic
Phd Student
Milen Angelov
Milen Angelov
Phd Student
Zhong Ren
Zhong Ren
Phd Student
Anne Bolleboom
Anne Bolleboom
Phd Student
Mandy Rutteman
Mandy Rutteman
Research Technician

Selected Publications

A FN-MdV pathway and its role in cerebellar multimodular control of sensorimotor behavior

A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning.

Gao Z, Davis C, Thomas AM, Economo MN, Abrego AM, Svoboda K, De Zeeuw CI, Li N
in Nature 2018

Dynamic modulation of activity in cerebellar nuclei neurons during pavlovian eyeblink conditioning in mice.

Ten Brinke MM, Heiney SA, Wang X, Proietti-Onori M, Boele HJ, Bakermans J, Medina JF, Gao Z, De Zeeuw CI
in eLife 2017

Excitatory Cerebellar Nucleocortical Circuit Provides Internal Amplification during Associative Conditioning.

Gao Z, Proietti-Onori M, Lin Z, Ten Brinke MM, Boele HJ, Potters JW, Ruigrok TJ, Hoebeek FE, De Zeeuw CI
in Neuron 2016

Distributed synergistic plasticity and cerebellar learning

Gao Z, Beugen B, De Zeeuw C
in Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2012

Recent Publications

A midbrain-thalamus-cortex circuit reorganizes cortical dynamics to initiate movement.

Inagaki HK, Chen S, Ridder MC, Sah P, Li N, Yang Z, Hasanbegovic H, Gao Z, Gerfen CR, Svoboda K
in Cell 2022

Olivocerebellar control of movement symmetry.

Romano V, Zhai P, van der Horst A, Mazza R, Jacobs T, Bauer S, Wang X, White JJ, De Zeeuw CI
in Current biology : CB 2022

Temporal dynamics of the cerebello-cortical convergence in ventro-lateral motor thalamus.

Schäfer CB, Gao Z, De Zeeuw CI, Hoebeek FE
in The Journal of physiology 2021

RHEB/mTOR hyperactivity causes cortical malformations and epileptic seizures through increased axonal connectivity.

Proietti Onori M, Koene LMC, Schäfer CB, Nellist M, de Brito van Velze M, Gao Z, Elgersma Y, van Woerden GM
in PLoS biology 2021

Protein phosphatase 2B dual function facilitates synaptic integrity and motor learning.

Lin Z, Wu B, Paul MW, Li KW, Yao Y, Smal I, Onori MP, Hasanbegovic H, Bezstarosti K, Demmers J, Houtsmuller AB, Meijering E, Hoebeek FE, Schonewille M, Smit AB, Gao Z, De Zeeuw CI
in The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 2021

Input and output organization of the mesodiencephalic junction for cerebro-cerebellar communication.

in Journal of neuroscience research 2021

A FN-MdV pathway and its role in cerebellar multimodular control of sensorimotor behavior

Response to "Fallacies of Mice Experiments".

Gao Z, Thomas AM, Economo MN, Abrego AM, Svoboda K, De Zeeuw CI, Li N
in Neuroinformatics 2019

Viral Factors Important for Efficient Replication of Influenza A Viruses in Cells of the Central Nervous System.

Siegers JY, van de Bildt MWG, Lin Z, Leijten LM, Lavrijssen RAM, Bestebroer T, Spronken MIJ, De Zeeuw CI, Gao Z, Schrauwen EJA, Kuiken T, van Riel D
in Journal of virology 2019

Differential Coding Strategies in Glutamatergic and GABAergic Neurons in the Medial Cerebellar Nucleus.

Özcan OO, Wang X, Binda F, Dorgans K, De Zeeuw CI, Gao Z, Aertsen A, Kumar A, Isope P
in The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience 2019

Local axonal morphology guides the topography of interneuron myelination in mouse and human neocortex.

Stedehouder J, Brizee D, Slotman JA, Pascual-Garcia M, Leyrer ML, Bouwen BL, Dirven CM, Gao Z, Berson DM, Houtsmuller AB, Kushner SA
in eLife 2019

Differentiating Cerebellar Impact on Thalamic Nuclei.

Gornati SV, Schäfer CB, Eelkman Rooda OHJ, Nigg AL, De Zeeuw CI, Hoebeek FE
in Cell reports 2018

The basal interstitial nucleus (BIN) of the cerebellum provides diffuse ascending inhibitory input to the floccular granule cell layer.

Jaarsma D, Blot FGC, Wu B, Venkatesan S, Voogd J, Meijer D, Ruigrok TJH, Gao Z, Schonewille M, De Zeeuw CI
in The Journal of comparative neurology 2018

A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning.

Gao Z, Davis C, Thomas AM, Economo MN, Abrego AM, Svoboda K, De Zeeuw CI, Li N
in Nature 2018

Impact of parallel fiber to Purkinje cell long-term depression is unmasked in absence of inhibitory input.

Boele HJ, Peter S, Ten Brinke MM, Verdonschot L, IJpelaar ACH, Rizopoulos D, Gao Z, Koekkoek SKE, De Zeeuw CI
in Science advances 2018
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Vacancies

There are currently no vacancies on our lab.

Somatic and dendritic recording of a Purkinje cell

Somatic and dendritic recording of a Purkinje cell