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Nathan Dascal


Professor of Cellular/Molecular Neurophysiology

Research Description

Research topics: understanding of molecular mechanisms of signal transduction by neurotransmitters in neurons, and their relation to cell function and to human disease.

Research methods: Electrophysiology, Protein Biochemistry, Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET), Molecular biology, Mathematical and Kinetic Modeling and Simulation, Immunocytochemistry

Main projects in the lab include:

Molecular mechanisms of function and regulation of G protein activated K+ channels (GIRK) and neuronal Ca2+ channels (Cav2) in health and disease
The diverse coupling of G protein-coupled receptors with G proteins and effectors in heterologous expression systems and in nerve cells
Regulation of ion channels by drugs used in treatment of neurological disorders


Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv
69978, Israel


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Phone:  03-6405743

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