Third Floor Lecture Hall, Jianzan Building (Phase I)
Chinese Institute for Brain Research, Beijing
14:00-15:00pm Wednesday，October 30th, 2019
Tongfei Wang, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Dr. Minmin Luo
Thermoregulation via Temperature-dependent PGD2 Production in Mouse Preoptic Area
Single-cell RNA-seq combined with whole-cell patch-clamp recording identifies PGD2 synthase enriched in temperature-sensitive neurons in the medial preoptic area of mouse, which detects brain temperature increase and mediates body temperature decrease via PGD2 receptor DP1 expressed in ventral medial preoptic area.
Aug 2012 Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Thesis: Circadian Rhythms of Redox State and the Regulation of Neuronal Excitability in Suprachiasmatic Nucleus of Rodents
July 2005 B.S. in Biological Science
Thesis: Intracellular Mechanism of the Spontaneous Calcium Oscillations in Rat Hippocampal Astroctrocytes
Aug 2012–present Postdoc Scholar, University of California, San Francisco (Advisor: Dr. Lily Y. Jan)
Jan 2006 – July 2012 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Advisor: Dr. Martha U. Gillette )
July 2003 – Jun 2005 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Peking University (Advisor: Dr. Shiqiang Wang)