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Jie (Bridget) Wu

PhD Student Research Lab: Dr. Paul Reynolds
Graduate Student

Research Description: The mesolimbic system is not only essential for learning and motivation-associated behaviors, but it is also affected and remodeled by addictive drugs. GABA neurons in the VTA provide local inhibition of dopamine neurons. In our lab, we use a combination of electrophysiology, pharmacogenetic and optogenetic manipulations to study how VTA GABA neurons regulate reward and aversion-related learning.

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