We are interested in identifying the genetic, molecular, and neuronal mechanisms by which animals sense and translate environmental cues such as chemicals and temperature into specific changes in behavior and development. Understanding the regulation of sensory signaling and signal processing is of significant biomedical importance since misregulation of these pathways leads to many neurological and behavioral disorders.
Current research in our lab focuses on three main areas using the powerful and elegant C. elegans model organism.
Sengupta Lab | Department of Biology | Brandeis University
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