Richard Gerkin, Ph.D.

Graduated: April, 2008
Mentor: Dr. Guo-qiang Bi
Thesis: Synaptic Plasticity and Hebbian Cell Assemblies
Current Position: Assistant Research Faculty Arizona State University
Prior Degree: BS Stanford University (2000)


Barth, A.L., Gerkin, R.C. and Dean, K.L. Alteration of neuronal firing properties after in vivo experience in a FosGFP transgenic mouse. J Neurosci. Jul 21;24(29): 6466-75, 2004.

Rubin, J.E., Gerkin, R.C., Bi, G.Q. and Chow, C.C. Calcium time course as a signal for spike-timing-dependent plasticity. J Neurophysiol. May:93(5): 2600-13, 2005

Wang, H.X., Gerkin, R.C., Nauen, D.W. and Bi, G.Q. Coactivation and timing-dependent integration of synaptic potentiation and depression. Nat Neurosci. Feb;8(2): 187-93, 2005.

Gerkin, R.C., Lau, P.M., Nauen, D.W., Wang, Y.T. and Bi, G.Q. Modular competition driven by NMDA receptor subtypes in spike-timing-dependent plasticity. J Neurophysiol. 97(4): 2851-62, 2007. Epub 2007 Jan 31.