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Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras

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Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras

Assistant Professor

85 St Nicholas Terrace

New York , NY 10027
Office Phone: (212) 650-5899


  1. Biology, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  2. Ph.D., University of Cincinnati


Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras investigates the development of sensory maps, and in particular the role of neural activity and early sensory experience in the maturation of cellular circuits involved in sound localization.
Recent publications
McBride TJ, Rodríguez-Contreras A, Trinh A, Bailey R, DeBello WM. 2008. Learning drives differential clustering of axodendritic contacts in the barn owl auditory system. J Neurosci. 28(27):6960-6973.
Rodríguez-Contreras A, van Hoeve JS, Habets RL, Locher H, Borst JGG. 2008. Dynamic development of the calyx of Held synapse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105(14):5603-5608.
Rodríguez-Contreras A, de Lange RP, Lucassen PJ, Borst JGG. 2006. Branching of calyceal afferents during postnatal development in the rat auditory brainstem. J Comp Neurol. 496(2):214-228.
Rodríguez-Contreras A, Liu XB, DeBello WM. 2005. Axodendritic contacts onto calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type II-expressing neurons in the barn owl auditory space map. J Neurosci. 25(23):5611-5622.




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