Genetic Dissection of Neural Circuits and Behavior

Edited by

  • Stephen F. Goodwin, University of Oxford, UK

Genes interact with the environment, experience, and biology of the brain to shape an animal’s behavior. This latest volume in Advances in Genetics, organized according to the most widely used model organisms, describes the latest genetic discoveries in relation to neural circuit development and activity.
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Audience

Geneticists, molecular biologists, neurobiologists

 

Book information

  • Published: August 2009
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374836-2


Table of Contents

1. Genetic Dissection of Neural circuits and Behavior in Mus musculus (Robbert Havekes and Ted Abel)
2. A network of G-protein signalling pathways control neuronal activity in C.elegans (Borja Perez-Mansilla and Stephen Nurrish)
3. Mapping and Manipulating Neural Circuits in the Fly Brain (Julie H. Simpson)
4. Worm Watching: Imaging Nervous System Structure and Function in C.elegans (Jeremy Dittman)