Rosa-Molinar Lab

Lab Members



Research Interests

Rosa-Molinar and his group focuses on the “neural microcircuits", a specific pattern of interconnections between neurons and synapses within a specific region of the central nervous system (i.e., spinal cord); they image and study the three-dimensional (3-D) nano-scale geometry of synapses.  We are particularly interested in “mixed synapses”, a poorly studied synapse that combines the features of both chemical and electrical synapses (i.e., gap junction).

Laboratory rotation in the Rosa-Molinar laboratory provides broad-based training and experience with microscopy tools and workflows needed in cellular, synaptic, and circuit neuroscience. 

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