Maria Bykhovskaia

Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., 1992; Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg

Academic Department(s)

Research Area

Research Interest
Synaptic vesicle cycling and plasticity

Selected Publications
Coarse-Grained Model of SNARE-Mediated Docking. Fortoul N, Singh P, Hui CY, Bykhovskaia M, Jagota A. Biophys J. 2015 May 5;108(9):2258-69. PMID: 25954883 PMCID: 4423046.
Calcium binding promotes conformational flexibility of the neuronal Ca(2+) sensor synaptotagmin. Bykhovskaia M. Biophys J. 2015 May 19;108(10):2507-20. PMID: 25992729 PMCID: 4457270
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.
Contact Information
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