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Viola Folli

Affiliated Researcher
Nanotechnologies for Neurosciences
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I am interested in how neural circuits encode environmental cues to produce behavioral responses. I use the nematode C. elegans as a model organism to study neural network dynamics and brain functioning. Keywords of my activity are neural networks, connectivity, whole-brain activity, and sensory stimulation. My research takes advantage from the complementary use of numerical, theoretical, and experimental approaches in an interdisciplinary framework based on calcium imaging microscopy and behavioral recordings, microfluidics, molecular biology, transcriptomics, and novel whole-brain and single-neuron modeling.