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        Dr. Yina Wei (魏依娜)

        

         Scientist I, 

         Allen Institute for Brain Science

         615 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

         E-mail: yinaw@alleninstitute.org






News:

My PhD study about "Unification of neuronal spikes, seizures, and spreading depression" was published on Journal of Neuroscience. This project was additionally featured in a news article titled "link seen between seizures and migraines in the brain"  on Oct 30, 2014  by PSU News , and has been reprinted by many scientific news sites including  NSF, ScienceDailyEurekAlertScience World ReportMedicalXPressNeuroscience NewsToronto Telegraph etc.

My Postdoctoral research on "Synaptic Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation during Sleep Slow Oscillations" was published on the Journal of Neuroscience. This project was additionally featured in a news article titled "how the brain consolidates memory during deep sleep" on Apr 14, 2016 by UCR News, and has also been reprinted by a number of scientific outlets including ScienceDailyEurekAlert American Sleep AssociationHealthCanal,  MedicalXPress, Healthandtreatment.top, Science Bulletin, Science Beta,eScience News ,The Statesman, Weekly Hot News, Deccan Chronicle, Sleep Review, Latest News, Medical News Today ,Science Codex etc.

My research on  "How the brain consolidates memory during deep sleep" was invited to publish in layman's language on Nov 8, 2016 at Atlas of Science.


Education:

Aug. 2007-- May. 2013, The Pennsylvania State University     

      §  Ph.D. in Engineering Science (Neural Engineering Specialization);Advisor Dr. Steven Schiff     

      §  Ph.D. Minor in Computational Science (programming and algorithms)

Sep. 2005-- June. 2007,  Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China                                            

      §  M.S.Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Sep. 2000--June. 2005,  Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China                                              

      §  B.S.Dept. of Biomedical Engineering


Publications

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Komarov M, Bazhenov M.(2017) Differential roles of sleep spindles and sleep slow oscillations in memory consolidation, bioRxiv.  doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/153007 [PDF]

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M (2016). Synaptic Mechanisms of Memory Consolidation during Sleep Slow Oscillations.The Journal of Neuroscience. 36(15): 4231-4247; doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3648-15.2016 [PDF]

Ullah G, Wei YDahlem MA, Wechselberger M, Schiff SJ (2015) The Role of Cell Volume in the Dynamics of Seizure, Spreading Depression, and Anoxic Depolarization. PLoS Comput Biol 11(8): e1004414. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004414 [PDF]

Wei Y, Ullah G, Schiff SJ (2014) Unification of neuronal spikes, seizures, and spreading depression ,The Journal of Neuroscience 34(35):11733-11743. Code for this paper can be found here. [PDF]

Wei Y,Ullah G, Ingram J, Schiff SJ (2014) Oxygen and Seizure Dynamics: II. Computational Modeling. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112: 213-223 [PDF]

Ingram J, Zhang C, Cressman JR, Hazra A, Wei Y,Koo Y-E, Ziburkus J, Kopelman R, Xu J, Schiff SJ (2014) Oxygen and Seizure Dynamics: I. Experiments. Journal of Neurophysiology, 112: 205-212 [PDF]

La Corte G, Wei Y, Chernyy N, Gluckman BJ, Shiff SJ (2014) Frequency dependence of behavioral modulation by hippocampal electrical stimulation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 111(3): 470-480. doi:10.1152/jn.00523.2013 [PDF]

Wei Y, Ullah G, Parekh R, Ziburkus J, Schiff SJ (2011) Kalman filter tracking of intracellular neuronal voltage and currentthe 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference, Orlando, FL, 5844-5849, 12-15 Dec. 2011. doi:10.1109/CDC.2011.6161358 [PDF]


Presentations

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Komarov M, Bazhenov M. Synaptic mechanisms of memory consolidation during NREM sleep. The 24th Annual Joint Symposium on Neural Computation, 2017 May. University of California, San Diego, CA, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Synaptic mechanisms of memory consolidation during NREM sleep. The 46th Society for Neuroscience. 2016 Nov. San Diego, CA, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Effect of learning cues on memory consolidation during sleep depends on the phase of sleep slow oscillation. The 46th Society for Neuroscience. 2016 Nov. San Diego, CA, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Memory consolidation during sleep slow oscillations. The 22nd Annual Joint Symposium on Neural Computation. 2015 May. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Memory consolidation during sleep slow oscillations, The 2nd Annual CEPCEB Postdoc Symposium. 2015 June. University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Memory consolidation during sleep slow oscillations. The 44th Society for Neuroscience. 2014 Nov. Washington DC, USA

Wei Y, Krishnan GP, Bazhenov M. Neuronal plasticity during sleep slow wave oscillations. The 23rd Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2014. 2014 July. Québec City, Canada.

Wei Y, Ullah G, Ingram J, Schiff SJ. Oxygen dynamics during in vitro seizures. The 21st Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting: CNS*2012. 2012 July. Decatur, GA, USA.

Wei Y, Ullah G, Parekh R, Gluckman BJ, Schiff SJ. Untangling the interplay among hippocampal neurons. The 40th Society for Neuroscience, 2010 Nov., San Diego, CA, USA

Wei Y, Ullah G, Gluckman BJ, Schiff SJ. Tracking of neuronal dynamics based on a hippocampal network model. The 39th Society for Neuroscience, 2009 Nov., Chicago, IL, USA