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Sevil Duvarci, Ph.D.

Group Leader

Contact

Institute for Neurophysiology, Neuroscience Center
Goethe University Frankfurt/Main
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7
60596 Frankfurt/Main

+49 (0) 69 6301 84102

CRC 1193 PROJECTS

Expertise

Behavior, in vivo Electrophysiology, optogenetics, fiber photometry

Catecholaminergic system, prefrontal cortex, basal ganglia, amygdala, fear and safety learning, working memory, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia;

Vita

07/2016 – present

Group Leader, Institute of Neurophysiology, Goethe University Frankfurt

01/2014 – 07/2016

Research Associate, Institute of Neurophysiology, Goethe University Frankfurt

10/2011 – 01/2014

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Institute of Neurophysiology, Goethe University Frankfurt

07/2004 – 10/2011

Doctoral student, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University

03/2001 – 07/2004

Research Assistant, Center for Neural Science, New York University

07/2004 – 10/2011

Neuroscience, Rutgers University. New Jersey, USA; Ph.D.

01/1996 – 01/2001

Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey; B.S.

Publications

Duvarci S, Pare D (2014) Amygdala microcircuits controlling learned fear. Neuron 82:966-80.

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Duvarci S*, Popa D*, Pare D (2011) Central amygdala activity during fear conditioning. J Neurosci 31:289-94. *equal contribution

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Popa D*, Duvarci S*, Popescu AT, Lena C, Pare D (2010) Coherent amygdalocortical theta promotes fear memory consolidation during paradoxical sleep. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107:6516-19. *equal contribution

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Duvarci S, Pare D (2007) Glucocorticoids enhance the excitability of principal basolateral amygdala neurons. J Neurosci 27:4482-91.

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Duvarci S, Nader K (2004) Characterization of fear memory reconsolidation. J Neurosci 24:9269-75.

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Coordinating Functions

2016

Steering committee member of CRC 1193

Editorial and Scientific Advisory Board

Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Neuroscience, Neuropsychopharmacology, Brain Structure and Function, Neuroscience, British Journal of Pharmacology.

Awards, Grants and Honor

2016 – 2020

DFG SFB 1193 (INST 247/858-1)

2016 – 2020

DFG SFB 1193 (INST 247/852-1)

2017 – 2020

DFG Research Grant within Priority Program 1665 (DU 1433/3-1)

2014 – 2017

DFG Research Grant within Priority Program 1665 (DU 1433/1-1)

2012

EMBO Long-Term Fellowship

Memberships

Society for Neuroscience (SfN)