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School of the Biological Sciences



Assistant Professor in Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience 

Sepiedeh Keshavarzi aims to understand how neurons and the brain circuits in which they are embedded use incoming sensory information to generate cognitive processes and guide behaviour.  Learn more about Sepiedeh's research


Research Areas

Systems Neuroscience
Neural Circuits
Spatial Orientation
Self-motion perception
Sensory systems 


In vivo and in vitro electrophysiology 
Two-photon calcium imaging
Animal behaviour
Circuit manipulation (optogenetics and chemogenetics)
Cell-type specific neural tracing 


Research Theme