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Kenneth D. Lukowiak

Position: 

Professor

Address: 

Phone number(s):
Office: HSC 2111 (403) 220-6872
Laboratory: HSC 2104 (403) 220-4493
Fax number: (403) 283-2700

Research Activities: 

The causal neuronal mechanisms of learning, memory formation and forgetting. We are especially interested in how stress alters memory formation; especially ecologically relevant stressors such as predator detection and crowding.

Key words describing research:

associative learning, long-term memory; stress, predator-detection, lymnaea, neurophysiology, central pattern generator

Techniques used in your laboratory: 

behaviour, electrophysiology and some molecular techniques

Research Funding: 

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Administrative Assistant: 

Tianni Song, neurosec@ucalgary.ca (403) 220-4472

Degrees: 
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)