Maria Bykhovskaia

Chair, Neuroscience Department
Ph.D., 1992; Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Academic Department(s)

Research Area

Research Interest
Synaptic vesicle cycling and plasticity

Selected Publications
A continuum model of docking of synaptic vesicle to plasma membrane.  Liu T, Singh P, Jenkins JT, Jagota A, Bykhovskaia M, Hui CY. J R Soc Interface. 2015 Jan 6;12(102):20141119.
Synapsin regulates activity-dependent outgrowth of synaptic boutons at the Drosophila neuromuscular junction. Vasin A, Zueva L, Torres C, Volfson D, Littleton JT, Bykhovskaia M.  J Neurosci. 2014 Aug 6;34(32):10554-63.
Synapsin II and Rab3a cooperate in the regulation of epileptic and synaptic activity in the CA1 region of the hippocampus.  Feliciano P, Andrade R, Bykhovskaia M.  J Neurosci. 2013 Nov 13;33(46):18319-30.
Interaction of the complexin accesory helix with the C-terminus of the SNARE complex:  molecular-dynamics model of the fusion clamp.  Bykhovskaia M, Jagota A, Gonzalez A, Vasin A, Littleton JT.  Biophysi J. 2012 Aug 6;105(3):679-90.
Adar is essential for optimal presynaptic function. Maldonado C, Alicea D, Gonzalez M, Bykhovskaia M, Marie B. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013 Jan;52:173-80.

Contact Information
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