Dr. Johannes Kohl

Francis Crick Institute

How a Small Group of Neurons Control Parenting Behavior

Parenting is a complex social behavior. Dr. Johannes Kohl, The Francis Crick Institute, studies the neural circuit basis of parenting. Using tracing methods and behavioral tests, he examined how a subset of neurons in the medial preoptic region was crucial for regulating and modulating parenting in mice.

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Dr. Johannes Kohl
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Dr. Johannes Kohl

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Dr. Johannes Kohl

Francis Crick Institute

The Kohl lab studies the neural basis of social behavior. Using a multidisciplinary approach combining molecular and cellular biology, circuit neuroscience and behavioral analysis, Dr. Johannes Kohl examines behaviors such as parenting, aggression or mating.