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Alon Chen

Overexpression of PKMzeta in the insular cortex. A merged picture of a neuron stained with GFP (green), PKMzeta (blue), and NeuN (red)
02.04.2011
Memories can be either enhanced or erased through the manipulation of a certain protein.
Turning off Stress
08.02.2011
Weizmann Institute scientists reveal the actions of a family of proteins that "turn off" the stress response. Their findings...
Fluorescent microscope photo of mouse cortical nerve cells (neurons) in culture infected with lentiviruses that express green fluorescent protein. From the lab of Dr. Alon Chen
30.08.2010

What genetic and neural mechanisms give rise to our personality? Which fine tune our sexual behavior? What code programs a...

Weizmann Institute scientists discover: A Gene that Ties Stress to Obesity and Diabetes
18.04.2010

Dr. Alon Chen of the Weizmann Institute’s Neurobiology Department and his research team have now...

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