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Juan Marcos Alarcon, PhD
Department of Pathology, Division of Neuroscience
Office location: 4-113
Lab Tel: (718) 221- 5325
Fax: (718) 270-3313
Research Interest Summary
Learn more about our laboratory at: www.alarconlab.com
Gaël Malleret, Juan M. Alarcon, Guillaume Martel, Shuichi Takizawa, Svetlana Vronskaya, Deqi Yin, Irene Z. Chen, Eric R. Kandel and Gleb P. Shumyatsky. (2010) Bidirectional regulation of hippocampal long-term synaptic plasticity and its influence on opposing forms of memory. J Neurosci. 30(10):3813-25.
Barco A., Lopez de Armentia M, and Alarcon JM. (2008) Synapse-specific stabilization of plasticity processes: The synaptic tagging and capture hypothesis revisited ten years later. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 32(4):831-851.
Nicholls, R.E., Alarcon, J.M., Malleret, G., Vronskaya, S., Grody, M.B. and Kandel, E.R. (2008) Transgenic mice lacking NMDAR-dependent LTD exhibit deficits in behavioral flexibility. Neuron. 58(1):104-17.
Alarcon JM, Barco A and Kandel E.R. (2006) Capture of L-LTP within and across the apical and basilar dendritic compartments of CA1 pyramidal neurons: synaptic tagging is compartment restricted. J. Neurosci. 26(1):256-64.
Alarcon JM, Hodgman R, Theis M, Huang Y-S, Kandel E.R. and Richter J.D. (2004) Selective modulation of some forms of Schaffer collateral-CA1 synaptic plasticity in mice with a disruption of the CPEB-1 gene. Learning & Memory. 11:318-327.