Curriculum Vitae


2000-2006:   Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Division of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
2005: Methods in Computational Neuroscience Course, MBL, Woods Hole, MA
1998-2000:   M.Sc. in Applied Physics and Mathematics,   Department of Molecular and Biological Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia
1994-1998:   B.Sc. in Applied Physics and Mathematics, Department of Molecular and Biological Physics, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russia

Honors and Awards

2017-2022        NIMH R01, PI
2017                 Showalter Young Investigator Grant, PI
2017                 Purdue Research Foundation Summer Grant, PI 
2015 - 2018      Whitehall Foundation Grant, PI
2015                 Gadamski Foundation – Collaborative Autism Research Grant, Co-PI
06/2000           Master’s Diploma with Highest Honors for excellent study advancements
1999 – 2000     Y.A. Ovchinnikov Scholarship, Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia
1998 – 2000     Municipal Stipend of Moscow Government for academic achievements, Moscow, Russia
08/1998           Bachelor’s Diploma with Highest Honors for excellent study advancements
06/1998           1st Prize in All-Russian Competition among Student Scientific Works in Biochemistry

List of publications Google Scholar

Kissinger S.T.*, Pak A.*, Tang Y., Masmanidis S., Chubykin A.A. Oscillatory encoding of visual stimulus familiarity. J. Neurosci. 2018 Jul 4;38(27):6223-6240. Epub 2018 Jun 18. * - Equal contribution. 

Huang Y, Y. Jiang, Wu Q, Wu X, An X, Chubykin AA, Cheng J-X, Xu X-M and Yang C. Nanoladders Facilitate Directional Axonal Outgrowth and Regeneration. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. February 17, 2018. 2018, 4 (3), pp 1037–1045

Wu Q, Chubykin AA. Application of Automated Image-guided Patch Clamp for the Study of Neurons in Brain Slices. J. Vis. Exp. 2017 Jul 31;(125). doi: 10.3791/56010.

Wu Q, Kolb I, Callahan BM, Su Z, Stoy W, Kodandaramaiah SB, Neve RL, Zeng H, Boyden ES, Forest CR, Chubykin AA. Integration of autopatching with automated pipette and cell detection in vitro. J Neurophysiol. 2016 Oct 1;116(4):1564-1578. doi: 10.1152/jn.00386.2016. 

Kaplan ES, Cooke SF, Komorowski RW, Chubykin AA, Thomazeau A, Khibnik LA, Gavornik JP, Bear MF. Contrasting roles for parvalbumin-expressing inhibitory neurons in two forms of adult visual cortical plasticity. Elife. 2016 Mar 4;5. pii: e11450. doi: 10.7554/eLife.11450. 

Harrison RR, Kolb I, Kodandaramaiah SB, Chubykin AA, Yang A, Bear MF, Boyden ES, Forest C. Microchip amplifier for in vitro, in vivo, and automated whole-cell patch-clamp recording. J.Neurophysiol. 2015 Feb 15:113(4):1275-1282. doi: 10.1152/jn.00629.2014. 

Chubykin AA*, Roach EB*, Bear MF, Hussain Shuler MG. A cholinergic mechanism for reward timing within primary visual cortex. * - Equal contribution. Neuron, 2013 Feb 20;77(4):723–735.

Osterweil EK, Chuang SC, Chubykin AA, Bianchi R, Krueger DD, Wong RKS, Bear MF.           
Lovastatin blocks epileptogenesis in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome. Neuron, 2013 Jan 23;77(2):243-250.

Chubykin AA. Neurexins and Neuroligins: A Synaptic Code for Neuronal Wiring That Is Implicated in Autism. In: The Sticky Synapse: Cell Adhesion Molecules and Their Role in Synapse Formation and Maintenance. Edited by M. Hortsch and H. Umemori. Springer New York, 2009:347-365.

Chubykin AA*, Atasoy D*, Etherton MR, Brose N, Kavalali ET, Gibson JR, Südhof TC. Activity-Dependent Validation of Excitatory versus Inhibitory Synapses by Neuroligin-1 versus Neuroligin-2. Neuron. 2007 Jun 21;54(6):919-31. * - Equal contribution

Boucard AA, Chubykin AA, Comoletti D, Taylor P, Südhof TC. A Splice Code for Trans-Synaptic Cell Adhesion Mediated by Binding of Neuroligin 1 to α- and β-Neurexins. Neuron. 2005 Oct 20;48(2):229-236

Chubykin AA, Liu X, Comoletti D, Tsigelny I, Taylor P, Südhof TC. Dissection of Synapse Induction by Neuroligins: Effect of a Neuroligin Mutation Associated with Autism. J. Biol. Chem. 2005 Jun 10;280(23):22365-74. Epub 2005 Mar 29.

Sara Y, Biederer T, Atasoy D, Chubykin A, Mozhayeva MG, Südhof TC, Kavalali ET. Selective capability of SynCAM and neuroligin for functional synapse assembly. J Neurosci. 2005 Jan 5;25(1):260-70.

Comoletti D, Flynn R, Jennings LL, Chubykin A, Matsumura T, Hasegawa H, Südhof TC, Taylor P. Characterization of the interaction of a recombinant soluble neuroligin-1 with neurexin-1-beta. J. Biol. Chem. 2003 Dec 12;278(50):50497-505. Epub 2003 Sep 30.