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    Kira Poskanzer, PhD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentBiochemistry and Biophysics
    Address1550 4th Street, Bldg 19B
    San Francisco CA 94158
    Phone415-921-9229
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      Brown UniversityScBBiology
      UCSFPhDNeuroscience
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      Charles H. Revson Senior Fellowship in Life Sciences
      Robert Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust Fellowship in Brain Circuitry
      NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
      Brown University Class of 1873 Award for Academic Excellence in the Biological Sciences

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      1. Poskanzer KE, Yuste R. Astrocytes regulate cortical state switching in vivo. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 May 10; 113(19):E2675-84. PMID: 27122314.
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      2. Pnevmatikakis EA, Gao Y, Soudry D, Pfau D, Lacefield C, Poskanzer K, Bruno R, Yuste R, Paninski L. . A structured matrix factorization framework for large scale calcium imaging data analysis. arXiv. 2014; 2903 :[q-bio.NC].
      3. Izquierdo-Serra M, Gascón-Moya M, Hirtz JJ, Pittolo S, Poskanzer KE, Ferrer È, Alibés R, Busqué F, Yuste R, Hernando J, Gorostiza P. Two-photon neuronal and astrocytic stimulation with azobenzene-based photoswitches. J Am Chem Soc. 2014 Jun 18; 136(24):8693-701. PMID: 24857186; PMCID: PMC4096865.
      4. Poskanzer KE, Yuste R. Astrocytic regulation of cortical UP states. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Nov 8; 108(45):18453-8. PMID: 22027012; PMCID: PMC3215035.
      5. Nikolenko V, Poskanzer KE, Yuste R. Two-photon photostimulation and imaging of neural circuits. Nat Methods. 2007 Nov; 4(11):943-50. PMID: 17965719.
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      6. Poskanzer KE, Fetter RD, Davis GW. Discrete residues in the c(2)b domain of synaptotagmin I independently specify endocytic rate and synaptic vesicle size. Neuron. 2006 Apr 6; 50(1):49-62. PMID: 16600855.
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      7. Thompson SM, Kao JP, Kramer RH, Poskanzer KE, Silver RA, Digregorio D, Wang SS. Flashy science: controlling neural function with light. J Neurosci. 2005 Nov 9; 25(45):10358-65. PMID: 16280572.
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      8. Bozdagi O, Valcin M, Poskanzer K, Tanaka H, Benson DL. Temporally distinct demands for classic cadherins in synapse formation and maturation. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2004 Dec; 27(4):509-21. PMID: 15555928; PMCID: PMC2910522.
      9. Poskanzer KE, Davis GW. Mobilization and fusion of a non-recycling pool of synaptic vesicles under conditions of endocytic blockade. Neuropharmacology. 2004 Oct; 47(5):714-23. PMID: 15458843.
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      10. Marie B, Sweeney ST, Poskanzer KE, Roos J, Kelly RB, Davis GW. Dap160/intersectin scaffolds the periactive zone to achieve high-fidelity endocytosis and normal synaptic growth. Neuron. 2004 Jul 22; 43(2):207-19. PMID: 15260957.
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      11. Poskanzer KE, Marek KW, Sweeney ST, Davis GW. Synaptotagmin I is necessary for compensatory synaptic vesicle endocytosis in vivo. Nature. 2003 Dec 4; 426(6966):559-63. PMID: 14634669.
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      12. Poskanzer K, Needleman LA, Bozdagi O, Huntley GW. N-cadherin regulates ingrowth and laminar targeting of thalamocortical axons. J Neurosci. 2003 Mar 15; 23(6):2294-305. PMID: 12657688; PMCID: PMC4415263.
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