Alfredo Llorca

Alfredo Llorca

Research Associate



Biography:

Studies:

- Graduate with honors in biology (University of Valencia)

- Master in Neuroscience (UMH elche)

Research interests:

- Mammalian cortical development

- Specificity in mammalian cortical circuit assembly

- Development and function of cortical microcircuits

Current proyect:

Title: Lineage specification of cortical inhibitory circuits

Main goal: Undestrand the role of lineage relationships in the structural and functional assembly of cortical inhibitory microcircuits

Related News:

Reimagining the remarkable diversity in the cortex

20/12/19
A stochastic framework of neurogenesis underlies the assembly of neocortical cytoarchitecture

Selected publications:

Llorca A, Ciceri G, Beattie R, Wong FK, Diana G, Serafeimidou-Pouliou E, Fernández-Otero M, Streicher C, Arnold SJ, Meyer M, Hippenmeyer S, Maravall M, Marin O (2019) A stochastic framework of neurogenesis underlies the assembly of neocortical cytoarchitecture. Elife 8
Lim L, Mi D, Llorca A, Marín O (2018) Development and Functional Diversification of Cortical Interneurons. Neuron 100: 294-313
Lim L, Pakan JMP, Selten MM, Marques-Smith A, Llorca A, Bae SE, Rochefort NL, Marín O (2018) Optimization of interneuron function by direct coupling of cell migration and axonal targeting. Nat Neurosci 21: 920-931