Thomas J. O'Dell, PhD

Position Title:
Professor, Physiology
Executive Vice Chair Department of Physiology
Office: C8-149 CHS
Phone: 310-794-6626
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Research Interests:

Synaptic physiology and plasticity; long-term potentiation of synaptic transmission in the hippocampus

Representative Publications:

Carlisle HJ, Fink AE, Grant SG, and O'Dell TJ (2008) Opposing effects of PSD-93 and PSD-95 on long-term potentiation and spike timing-dependent plasticity. J. Physiol 586: 5885-58900.

Delgado JY, Coba M, Anderson CN, Thompson KR, Gray EE, Heusner CL, Martin KC, Grant SG, and O'Dell TJ (2007) NMDA receptor activation dephosphorylates AMPA receptor glutamate receptor 1 subunits at threonine 840. J. Neurosci. 27: 13210-13221.

Cuthbert PC, Stanford LE, Coba MP, Ainge JA, Fink AE, Opazo P, Delgado JY, Komiyama NH, O'Dell TJ,and Grant SG (2007) Synapse-associated protein 102/dlgh3 couples the NMDA receptor to specific plasticity pathways and learning strategies. < u>J. Neurosci 27: 2673-2682.