Yun-Feng Zhang

Yun-Feng Zhang | Editor

Affilation: University of Pennsylvania, USA

Yun-Feng Zhang got his Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2011. During 2011-2016, he worked as an assistant professor in School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Eye Hospital, Wenzhou Medical University, China. Now he is a postdoc research fellow in the Department of Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

Research Interest

Yun-Feng Zhang’s research interest is focused on deciphering mechanisms underlying abnormal behaviors of neurological diseases (e.g. depression and epilepsy) at cellular, neural microcircuit network and behavioral levels using a combination of electrophysiological, morphological and behavioral techniques. His current studies depend on multi-neuron whole-cell patch clamp recordings, 3D neuronal morphological reconstructions and behavioral assays to decode the neural microcircuits properties in mouse visual and olfactory cortex.