PEIXOTO LAB

We employ a multi-disciplinary research program using biochemistry, genetics, electrophysiology and 2-photon microscopy to study the molecular and activity-dependent mechanisms regulating the development of corticostriatal circuits and its implication in autism spectrum disorders.

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DEVELOPMENT OF CORTICOSTRIATAL CIRCUITS IN ASD

MECHANISMS OF STRIATAL SYNAPTIC 

PLASTICITY AND SYNAPTOGENESIS

POSTNATAL MATURATION OF DOPAMINERGIC REWARD SYSTEMS