Name:Ai-Hui Tang
Address:443 Huangshan Rd, Shushan, Hefei, Anhui
Tel:86-551-63603792
E-mail:tangah@ustc.edu.cn
Webpage:www.tang-lab.org
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
1998-2002B.S. Peking University
2002-2007Ph.D. Peking University
2007-2010postdoc,University of Maryland
2010-2015Research Associate,University of Maryland
2015-2018Research Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
2018-Professor,University of Science and Technology of China
RESEARCH INTERESTS
1.Synaptic transmission and plasticity
2.Relationship between synaptic nanoarchitecture and function
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
1.Chen H*, TangAH*, and Blanpied TA# (2018) Subsynaptic spatial organization as a regulator of synaptic strength and plasticity. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 51:147-153. PMID: 29902592.
2.Mengistu M, TangAH, Foulke, JS Jr., Blanpied TA, Gonzalez M, Spouge J, Lewis GK and DeVico AL# (2017) Patterns of Conserved gp120 Epitope Presentation on Attached HIV-1 Virions. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 114(46):E9893-E9902. PMID: 29087304. PMCID: PMC5699032.
3.TangAH*#, Chen H*, Li TP, Metzbower SR, Mac Gillavry HD and Blanpied TA# (2016) A transsynaptic nanocolumn aligns neurotransmitter release to receptors. Nature. 536: 210–214. PMID: 27462810. PMCID: PMC5002394. (Co-corresponding Author)
4.de Arce KP, Schrod N, Metzbower SWR, Kong G, Tang AH, Liu X, Blanpied TA, Lucic V and Biederer T# (2015) Topographic mapping of the synaptic cleft into adhesive nanodomains. Neuron, 88(6):1165-1172. PMID: 26687224. PMCID: PMC4687029.
5.Tang AH# and Alger BE (2015) Homer protein–metabotropic glutamate receptor binding regulates endocannabinoid signaling and affects hyperexcitability in a mouse model of Fragile X Syndrome. J Neurosci. 35(9):3938-45. PMID: 25740522. PMCID: PMC4348189. (Corresponding Author)
6.Nagode DA, TangAH, Yang K and Alger BE# (2014) Optogenetic identification of an intrinsic cholinergically driven inhibitory oscillator sensitive to cannabinoids and opioids in hippocampal CA1, J Physiol. 592(Pt 1):103-23.PMID: 24190932. PMCID: PMC3903354.
7.Alger BE# and Tang AH (2012) Do cannabinoids reduce brain power? Nat Neurosci. 15:499-501. PMID: 22449955. PMCID: PMC3388600.
8.Nagode DA, Tang AH*, Karson MA, Klugmann M and Alger BE# (2011) Optogenetic release of ACh induces rhythmic bursts of perisomatic IPSCs in hippocampus, Plos One, 6(11): e27691. PMID: 22110723. PMCID: PMC3218010. (Co-first Author)
9.Tang AH, Karson MA, Nagode DA, McIntosh JM, Uebele VN, Renger JJ, Klugmann M, Milner TA, Alger BE# (2011) Nerve terminal nAChRs initiate quantal GABA release from perisomatic interneurons by activating axonal T-type (Cav3) Ca2+ channels and Ca2+ release from stores. J Neurosci, 31: 13546 - 13561. PMID: 21940446. PMCID: PMC3353409.
10.Tang AH#, Wang SQ (2009) Transition of spiral calcium waves between multiple stable patterns can be triggered by a single calcium spark in a fire-diffuse-fire model. Chaos, 19: 037114-037114-6. PMID: 19792039. PMCID: PMC2769544. (Corresponding Author)
11.Karson MA, Tang AH*, Milner T and Alger BE# (2009) Synaptic cross-talk between perisomatic-targeting interneuron classes in hippocampus. J Neurosci. 29:4140-4154. PMID: 19339609. PMCID: PMC2853357. (Co-first Author)



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