Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders

Emre Yaksi, PhD

NERF Alumnus,
Principal Investigator, NERF / VIB from 2010 to 2016
Assistant Professor, KU Leuven from 2011 to 2016

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Research Areas

  • sensory integration and processing
  • functional connectivity of neural circuits
  • assembly and maintenance of brain


  • widefield and two-photon imaging
  • electrophysiology
  • optogenetics
  • zebrafish behaviour
  • molecular genetics

Research Summary

The main goal of our laboratory is to understand the fundamental principles underlying the function and development of neural circuits in a genetically tractable model organism, zebrafish. In order to accomplish these goals we will exploit chemosensory systems.
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