Computational Neurobiology Lab, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies

Jay S Coggan

-Staff Researcher


858-453-4100, ext. 1420

CNL, The Salk Institute
10010 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037


Primary Research Interests:

Roles of synaptic mechanisms and intrinsic properties in brain disorders.

Single-cell electrophysiology.

Subcellular and cell-scale modeling techniques.

- Three-dimensional models of synapses.

- Multi-compartment models of neurons; focusing on intrinsic properties and demyelination diseases.

Press Links (related to Evidence for Ectopic Neurotransmission):

Salk Institute Press Report

Science Magazine Perspective

Nature Reviews Neuroscience: Research Highlight

National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research

The Neuron Doctrine, Redux (pdf)

Press Links (related to Multiple Sclerosis and Demyelination Diseases):

Salk Institute Press Report

Neuroscience News


Science Daily

Additional Links of Interest:


NEURON Simulator