Motor control by sensory feedback

Currently, the lab focuses on how different types of sensory feedback circuits control repetitive and complex motor behavior, with a primary focus on proprioceptive and visual feedback. In particular, we study 1) mechanisms of circuit function and plasticity that lead to motor learning and 2) how different types of sensory feedback circuits control repetitive and complex motor behavior, with a primary focus on somatosensory and visual feedback.

Aya Takeoka

Group Leader
NERF Principal Investigator since 2016
Assistant professor at the Dept. of Neurosciences, KU Leuven since 2016
Postdoc fellow, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland, 2010-2016
PhD, University of California Los Angeles, US, 2010
BS Neuroscience with High Honors, Oberlin College, Ohio, US, 2003

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Neurobiology Systems biology

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Motor control by sensory feedback

Currently, the lab focuses on how different types of sensory feedback circuits control repetitive and complex motor behavior, with a primary focus on proprioceptive and visual feedback.
In particular, we study 1) mechanisms of circuit function and plasticity that lead to motor learning and 2) how different types of sensory feedback circuits control repetitive and complex motor behavior, with a primary focus on somatosensory and visual feedback.

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