Welcome to the Josselyn Frankland Lab
Neurobiology Laboratory at the Hospital for Sick Children

Research

Learning and Memory

Memory Allocation

How do neurons become allocated to a memory trace and how can we manipulate their activity to understand memory?

Remote Memory

How are remote memories organized in the cortex, and what the molecular and cellular events that underlie their consolidation?

Neurogenesis and Forgetting

What is the contribution of new neurons to hippocampal memory function. In particular we are interested in how new neurons regulate clearance of memories from the hippocampus (or forgetting).

Publications

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Bassett, Danielle S et al. (2020) Reflections on the past two decades of neuroscience. Nat. Rev. Neurosci., 21, 10, 524-534.

Jacob, Alexander D, Josselyn, Sheena A. (2020) Why Have Two When One Will Do? Comparing Task Representations across Amygdala and Prefrontal Cortex in Single Neurons and Neuronal Populations. Neuron, 107, 4, 597-599.

Tran, Lina M et al. (2020) Automated Curation of CNMF-E-Extracted ROI Spatial Footprints and Calcium Traces Using Open-Source AutoML Tools. Front Neural Circuits, 14.

Frankland, Paul W, Josselyn, Sheena A. (2020) Starring role for astrocytes in memory. Nat. Neurosci..

Lau, Jocelyn M H et al. (2020) The role of neuronal excitability, allocation to an engram and memory linking in the behavioral generation of a false memory in mice. Neurobiol Learn Mem, 174.


All Publications

Lab Members

Primary Investigators

Sheena Josselyn

PI

Paul Frankland

PI

Current Lab Members

Adam Miller

Post-Doc

Frankland
Chicago, IL

    Interests:
  •  Soccer
  •  Hiking
  •  Dogs
  •  Spotify: ampm001

Adam Ramsaran

PhD Candidate

Frankland
Newark, Delaware

    Interests:
  •  Womp it Up (Podcast)
  •  Veep
  •  HRC

Alex Jacob

PhD Candidate

Josselyn
Edmonton, AB

Ali Golbabaei

PhD Student

Frankland

Amy Yeung

MSc Student

Frankland
Brampton, ON

    Interests:
  •  Food (of all types)
  •  Wushu
  •  Vacationing

Anaël Erhardt

MSc Student

Frankland
Périgord, France

    Interests:
  •  Trail
  •  Karate
  •  Pop/Rock
  •  Olive oil

Andrew Mocle

PhD Candidate

Josselyn
Toronto, ON

    Interests:
  •  Squash
  •  Melodica
  •  Too Much Tuna

Angela Zordan

Visiting MSc Student

Josselyn
Vicenza, Italy

    Interests:
  •  Semantic memory
  •  Mountains
  •  Coffee
  •  Rock/metal music

Ankit Awasthi

Post-Doc

Frankland
Visakhapatnam, India

    Interests:
  •  Running
  •  Classic rock
  •  Cooking indian food
  •  Documentaries/Movies/TV series

Annelies Hoorn

PhD Student

Josselyn
Hoogeveen, The Netherlands

    Interests:
  •  :bee:
  •  Philosophy
  •  Hiking

Antje Birkner

Post-Doc

Josselyn
Munich, Germany

    Interests:
  •  Dancing
  •  Mountain biking

Asim Rashid

Research Associate

Josselyn
Kingston, ON

Axel Guskjolen

Post-Doc

Frankland
Saskatoon, SK

    Interests:
  •  :ant:

Cesar Coelho

Post-Doc

Frankland
Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil

    Interests:
  •  Sao Jose dos Campos
  •   Brazil
  •  Dancing
  •  :bike:
  •  Programming

Daisy Lin

Lab Technician
Beijing, China

Emily Kramer

PhD Candidate

Josselyn
Hampton, ON

Isaiah Samson

MSc Student

Frankland
Markham, ON

    Interests:
  •  Basketball
  •  Travel
  •  Guitar

Jagroop Dhaliwal

Post-Doc

Frankland
New Delhi, India; Ottawa, ON

    Interests:
  •  Reading
  •  Food (desserts)
  •  Watching hockey
  •  Movies

Jocelyn Lau

Lab Technician
Vancouver, BC

Julia Gallucci

Honors Thesis Student

Frankland

Jung Hoon Jung

Post-Doc

Josselyn
Daegu, South Korea

    Interests:
  •  Movies
  •  Soccer
  •  Family

Lana Duan

MSc Student

Frankland
Kunming, China

    Interests:
  •  :mahjong:

Lina Tran

PhD Candidate

Frankland
Toronto, ON

    Interests:
  •  :musical_score:
  •  :art:
  •  :cat:

Matteo Saderi

PhD Student

Frankland
Sardinia, Italy

    Interests:
  •  Consciousness
  •  Volcanoes
  •  Astronomy

Mika Yamamoto

Lab Technician
Osaka, Japan

Mryam Ali

Research Assistant

Josselyn

Naomi Niederhoffer

PhD Student

Josselyn
Montreal, QC

    Interests:
  •  Football

Patrick Steadman

MD/PhD

Frankland
Etobicoke, ON

    Interests:
  •  :bike:

Rida Ansari

PhD Candidate

Frankland
Karachi, Pakistan

    Interests:
  •  :tropical_fish:

Sandy Ma

Research Assistant

Frankland
Montreal, QC

    Interests:
  •  Ultimate Frisbee
  •  Reading
  •  Running

Sangyoon Ko

PhD Candidate

Frankland
Jeju, Korea

    Interests:
  •  Soccer
  •  Baseball
  •  Judo
  •  Music

Sungmo Park

Post-Doc

Josselyn
Seoul, Korea

    Interests:
  •  Photography
  •  Movie maker
  •  my kids

Sylvie Lesuis

Post-Doc

Josselyn
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tao Zhang

Post-Doc

Josselyn
Jiangsu, China

    Interests:
  •  Cooking (Chinese food)
  •  Running

Thays Brenner dos Santos

Visiting PhD Student

Frankland
São Paulo, Brazil

    Interests:
  •  Arts
  •  Travelling
  •  Food

Toni DeCristofaro

Lab Manager
Toronto, Ontario

Ying Wang

PhD Candidate

Josselyn
Nanjing, China

    Interests:
  •  basketball
  •  music
  •  food

Yunlong Liu

Post-Doc

Frankland
Beijing, China

    Interests:
  •  Neurogenesis
  •  Forgetting

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25 September 2018

Welcome to the new JF Lab website. It’s still undergoing some changes so feel free to let us know if you see any problems via our GitHub page. There, you can also see how this site was made.