General

Name: Li, Chengyu <Tony>

Contact:   tonylicy@ion.ac.cn


Research Areas

Functional circuitry of behavior, in particular working memory


Education

2004 - 2009: Postdoc fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, Helen Wills Institute of Neuroscience, University of California, Berkeley, CA

1999-2004: Ph.D., Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai

1995-1999: B.S., Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute for Biological Sciences, Peking University

2003: Summer Course for Methods in Computational Neuroscience, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA.


Experience

          Since2009-   Principal Investigator, Institute of Neuroscience, SIBS, CAS, Shanghai, China
          2004 – 2009 Postdoctoral Researcher, HHMI Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, Helen
          Wills Institute of Neuroscience, University of California, Berkley, USA

 

Publications

Liu, D., Gu, X.W., Zhu, J., Zhang, X.X., Han, Z., Yan, W.J., Cheng, Q., Hao, J., Fan, H.M., Hou, R.Q., Chen, Z.Q., Chen, Y.L., Li, C.Y.* (2014) Medial prefrontal activity during delay period contributes to learning of a working memory task. Science 346: 458-463.

Li, C.Y., Poo, M.M., and Dan, Y. (2009) Burst Spiking of a Single Cortical Neuron Modifies Global Brain State. Science, 324: 643-646.

Lu, J.T., Li, C.Y., Zhao,J.P., Zhang, X.H. and Poo, M.M. (2007) Target-cell type specific spike timing-dependent modifications of excitatory synapses on GABAergic interneurons in somatosensory cortex. J. Neuroscience, 27(36):9711-20.

Li, C.Y.#, Lu, J.T. #, Wu, C.P., Duan, S.M., and Poo, M.M. (2004). Bi-directional modification of presynaptic neuronal excitability accompanying spike timing-dependent synaptic plasticity.  Neuron, 41, 257-268

 

*  Corresponding author

#  Contributed equally 


Honors & Distinctions

2017, CAS Mentor Award

2015, CAS Mentor Award

2002, Di-Ao Award for Chinese Academy of Sciences