Losonczy Lab

Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University Medical Center

Gergely Turi

Gergely Turi
Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: gt2253 AT columbia DOT edu

Research Interests:
The role of hippocampal GABAergic circuits and subcortical neuromodulation in spatial and episodic memory formation

Education/Training:
2006
PhD Neuroanatomy
Semmelweis University
Thesis Advisor: Zsolt Liposits, Ph.D.

2003
MA Biology
Eötvös Loránd University

Positions:
2010-Present
Postdoctoral Fellow
Columbia University
Advisor: Attila Losonczy, M.D./Ph.D.

2008-2010
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Institute of Experimental Medicine
Advisors: Balázs Rózsa, Ph.D., Szilveszter E. Vizi Ph.D.

2006-2008
Associate Researcher
Institute of Experimental Medicine
Advisor: Zsolt Liposits, Ph.D.

2004
Short-Term Scholar
Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, Rutgers University
Advisor: Laszlo Zaborszky, Ph.D.

2003-2006
Graduate Student
Laboratory of Endocrine Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine
Thesis Advisor: Zsolt Liposits, Ph.D.

2001-2003
Undergraduate Researcher
Laboratory of Endocrine Neurobiology, Institute of Experimental Medicine
Advisor: Zsolt Liposits, Ph.D.

Awards:
2010

Travel award of the German Neuroscience Society to attend the 7th Federation of European Neuroscience Societies meeting

2010
International Brain Research Organization’s Travel Grant to attend the 40th Society for Neuroscience meeting

2008
FENS-CEERC Travel Grant to attend the 6th Federation of European Neuroscience Societies meeting

Publications:

Chiovini B, Turi GF, Katona G, Kaszás A, Pálfi D, Maák P, Szalay G, Szabó MF, Szabó G, Szadai Z, Káli S, and Rózsa B. Dendritic Spikes Induce Ripples in Parvalbumin Interneurons during Hippocampal Sharp Waves. Neuron. 2014 May 21;82(4):908-24. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2014.04.004.

Denny, C.A., Kheirbek, M.A., Alba, E.L., Tanaka, K.F., Brachman, R.A., Laughman, K.B., Tomm, N.K., Turi, G.F., Losonczy, A., and Hen, R.  (2014). Hippocampal memory traces are differentially modulated by experience, time, and adult neurogenesis. Neuron, in press

Lovett-Barron M, Turi GF, Kaifosh P, Lee PH, Bolze F, Sun XH, Nicoud JF, Zemelman BV, Sternson SM, Losonczy A. Regulation of neuronal input transformations by tunable dendritic inhibiton. Nat Neurosci. 2012 Jan 15;15(3):423-30, S1-3. doi: 10.1038/nn.3024

Heinrich A, Andó RD, Túri G, Rózsa B, Sperlágh B. K+ depolarization evokes ATP, adenosine and glutamate release from glia in rat hippocampus: a microelectrode biosensor study. Br J Pharmacol. 2012 Nov;167(5):1003-20. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5381.2012.01932.x.

Bolze F, Nicoud JF, Bourgogne C, Gug S, Sun XH, Goeldner M, Specht A, Donato L, Warther D, Turi GF, Losonczy A. Two-photon uncaging: The chemist point of view. Optical Materials. 2012;34(10):1664-9. doi: 10.1016/j.optmat.2012.03.007.

Katona G, Kaszás A, Turi GF, Hájos N, Tamás G, Vizi ES, Rózsa B. Roller Coaster Scanning reveals spontaneous triggering of dendritic spikes in CA1 interneurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Feb 1;108(5):2148-53. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1009270108. Epub 2011 Jan 11.

Chiovini B, Turi GF, Katona G, Kaszás A, Erdélyi F, Szabó G, Monyer H, Csákányi A, Vizi ES, Rózsa B. Enhanced dendritic action potential backpropagation in parvalbumin-positive basket cells during sharp wave activity. Neurochem Res. 2010 Dec;35(12):2086-95. doi: 10.1007/s11064-010-0290-4. Epub 2010 Nov 3.

Turi GF, Liposits Z, Hrabovszky E. Cholinergic afferents to gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons of the rat. Neurochemistry International.2008;52(4-5):723-8. doi: 10.1016/j.neuint.2007.09.001.

Hrabovszky E, Deli L, Turi GF, Kallo I, Liposits Z. Glutamatergic innervation of the hypothalamic median eminence and posterior pituitary of the rat. Neuroscience. 2007;144(4):1383-92. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2006.10.053.

Hrabovszky E, Kallo I, Turi GF, May K, Wittmann G, Fekete C, et al. Expression of vesicular glutamate transporter-2 in gonadotrope and thyrotrope cells of the rat pituitary. Regulation by estrogen and thyroid hormone status. Endocrinology. 2006;147(8):3818-25. doi: 10.1210/en.2005-1229.

Hrabovszky E, Csapo AK, Kallo I, Wilheim T, Turi GF, Liposits Z. Localization and osmotic regulation of vesicular glutamate transporter-2 in magnocellular neurons of the rat hypothalamus. Neurochem Int. 2006 Jun;48(8):753-61.

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