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Professor Jack Mellor

Professor Jack Mellor

Professor Jack Mellor
BA, PhD(Cantab)

Professor in Neuroscience

Area of research

Synaptic plasticity and its role in learning and memory

Office G27
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 1944

Research summary

Our ability to learn and remember information about our environment is underpinned by synaptic plasticity. This process is fundamental to shaping who we are as individuals and is also implicated in many neurological and psychiatric disorders. Memory is fundamentally dependent on the behavioural context of learnt information and we aim to investigate the contextual factors that are important for the encoding of memory by synaptic plasticity at a neuronal circuit level.

We study this by considering the factors that regulate the induction of synaptic plasticity and the mechanisms underlying its expression. Currently this involves projects in the following areas:

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Biography

The group on retreat 2016

 

Retreat 2013

Lab retreat

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Selected publications

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Recent publications

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