Fan Wang, Central Pattern Generation and Central Pain Suppression Circuits

Friday, October 22, 2021 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

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The Wang lab studies the neural circuit basis of sensory perception. Wang is specifically interested in uncovering the neural circuits underlying: (1) Active touch sensation including the tactile processing stream and motor control of touch sensors on the face, (2) pain sensation including both sensory-discriminative and affective aspects of pain and (3) general anesthesia including the process of active pain-suppression.Wang uses a range of techniques to gain traction on these questions, including genetic, viral, electrophysiology, and in vivo imaging.

 

This event is being hosted by The Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC. This event can be viewed here: https://fbri.vtc.vt.edu/events/pioneers-in-biomedical-research/2021-10-22-fan-wang.html

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