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    Jillian Iafrati, PhD

    TitlePostdoctoral Scholar
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentPsychiatry
    Address675 Nelson Rising Lane
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-502-7376
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      French Minister of Research 2009 - 2012Graduate grant
      Franco-American commission2012 - 2013Fulbright scholarship
      Philippe Foundation2014 - 2015Exchange grant
      Jerome Lejeune Foundation2015Scientific prize

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      1. Labouesse MA, Lassalle O, Richetto J, Iafrati J, Weber-Stadlbauer U, Notter T, Gschwind T, Pujadas L, Soriano E, Reichelt AC, Labouesse C, Langhans W, Chavis P, Meyer U. Hypervulnerability of the adolescent prefrontal cortex to nutritional stress via reelin deficiency. Mol Psychiatry. 2016 Nov 15. PMID: 27843148.
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      2. Iafrati J, Malvache A, Gonzalez Campo C, Orejarena MJ, Lassalle O, Bouamrane L, Chavis P. Multivariate synaptic and behavioral profiling reveals new developmental endophenotypes in the prefrontal cortex. Sci Rep. 2016 Oct 21; 6:35504. PMID: 27765946.
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      3. Martin PM, Stanley RE, Ross AP, Freitas AE, Moyer CE, Brumback AC, Iafrati J, Stapornwongkul KS, Dominguez S, Kivimäe S, Mulligan KA, Pirooznia M, McCombie WR, Potash JB, Zandi PP, Purcell SM, Sanders SJ, Zuo Y, Sohal VS, Cheyette BN. DIXDC1 contributes to psychiatric susceptibility by regulating dendritic spine and glutamatergic synapse density via GSK3 and Wnt/ß-catenin signaling. Mol Psychiatry. 2016 Oct 18. PMID: 27752079.
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      4. Levy ES, Tajon CA, Bischof TS, Iafrati J, Fernandez-Bravo A, Garfield DJ, Chamanzar M, Maharbiz MM, Sohal VS, Schuck PJ, Cohen BE, Chan EM. Energy-Looping Nanoparticles: Harnessing Excited-State Absorption for Deep-Tissue Imaging. ACS Nano. 2016 Sep 27; 10(9):8423-33. PMID: 27603228.
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      5. Chamanzar M, Garfield DJ, Iafrati J, Sohal V, Chan E, Cohen B, Schuck PJ, Maharbiz MM. Deep tissue targeted near-infrared optogenetic stimulation using fully implantable upconverting light bulbs. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug; 2015:821-4. PMID: 26736388.
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      6. Thomazeau A, Lassalle O, Iafrati J, Souchet B, Guedj F, Janel N, Chavis P, Delabar J, Manzoni OJ. Prefrontal deficits in a murine model overexpressing the down syndrome candidate gene dyrk1a. J Neurosci. 2014 Jan 22; 34(4):1138-47. PMID: 24453307; PMCID: PMC3953590.
      7. Iafrati J, Orejarena MJ, Lassalle O, Bouamrane L, Gonzalez-Campo C, Chavis P. Reelin, an extracellular matrix protein linked to early onset psychiatric diseases, drives postnatal development of the prefrontal cortex via GluN2B-NMDARs and the mTOR pathway. Mol Psychiatry. 2014 Apr; 19(4):417-26. PMID: 23752244; PMCID: PMC3965840.
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