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Miao  He

Miao He


Ph.D. in Genetics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA, 2011

Current position

Junior principal investigator, Institutes of Brain Science, State Key Laboratory of Medical Neurobiology, Fudan University, China


  1. He, M., Tucciarone, J., Lee, S., Nigro, M. J., Kim, Y., Levine, J. M., Kelly, S. M., Krugikov, I., Wu, P., Chen, Y., Gong, L., Hou, Y., Osten, P., Rudy, B. and Huang, Z. J. (2016). Strategies and Tools for Combinatorial Targeting of GABAergic Neurons in Mouse Cerebral Cortex. Neuron 91(6): 1228-1243.
  2. Zhang, Q., Zhang, Y., Wang, C., Xu, Z., Liang, Q., An, L., Li, J., Liu, Z., You, Y., He, M., Mao, Y., Chen B., Xiong ZQ., Rubenstein, J. L. and Yang, Z. (2016). The Zinc Finger Transcription Factor Sp9 Is Required for the Development of Striatopallidal Projection Neurons. Cell Rep 16, 1431-1444.
  3. Penzo, M. A., Robert, V., Tucciarone, J., De Bundel, D., Wang, M., Van Aelst, L., Darvas, M., Parada, L. F., Palmiter, R. D., He, M., Huang, Z. J. and Li, B. (2015). The paraventricular thalamus controls a central amygdala fear circuit. Nature 519(7544): 455-459.
  4. Zhou, X., Liu, F., Tian, M., Xu, Z., Liang, Q., Wang, C., Li, J., Liu, Z., Tang, K., He, M. and Yang, Z. (2015). Transcription factors COUP-TFI and COUP-TFII are required for the production of granule cells in the mouse olfactory bulb. Development 142(9): 1593-1605.
  5. Ahrens, S., Jaramillo, S., Yu, K., Ghosh, S., Hwang, G. R., Paik, R., Lai, C., He, M., Huang, Z. J. and Li, B. (2015). ErbB4 regulation of a thalamic reticular nucleus circuit for sensory selection. Nat Neurosci 18(1): 104-111.
  6. Fenno, L. E., Mattis, J., Ramakrishnan, C., Hyun, M., Lee, S. Y., He, M., Tucciarone, J., Selimbeyoglu, A., Berndt, A., Grosenick, L., Zalocusky, K. A., Bernstein, H., Swanson, H., Perry, C., Diester, I., Boyce, F. M., Bass, C. E., Neve, R., Huang, Z. J. and Deisseroth, K. (2014). Targeting cells with single vectors using multiple-feature Boolean logic. Nat Methods 11(7): 763-772.
  7. Huang, Z. J., Taniguchi, H., He, M. and Kuhlman, S. (2014). Cre-dependent adeno-associated virus preparation and delivery for labeling neurons in the mouse brain. Cold Spring Harb Protoc 2014(2): 190-194.
  8. Huang, Z. J., Taniguchi, H., He, M. and Kuhlman, S. (2014). Genetic labeling of neurons in mouse brain. Cold Spring Harb Protoc 2014(2): 150-160.
  9. Pfeffer, C. K., Xue, M., He, M., Huang, Z. J. and Scanziani, M. (2013). Inhibition of inhibition in visual cortex: the logic of connections between molecularly distinct interneurons. Nat Neurosci 16: 1068-1076.
  10. He, M., Liu, Y., Wang, X., Zhang, M. Q., Hannon, G. J. and Huang, Z. J. (2012). Cell-type-based analysis of microRNA profiles in the mouse brain. Neuron 73(1): 35-48.
  11. Taniguchi, H., He, M., Wu, P., Kim, S., Paik, R., Sugino, K., Kvitsiani, D., Fu, Y., Lu, J., Lin, Y., Miyoshi, G., Shima, Y., Fishell, G., Nelson, S. B. and Huang, Z. J. (2011). A resource of Cre driver lines for genetic targeting of GABAergic neurons in cerebral cortex. Neuron 71(6): 995-1013.
  12. Huang, Z. J., Taniquchi, H., He, M. and Kuhlman, S. (2011). Chapter 13: Genetic Labeling of Neurons in Mouse Brain. Imaging in Developmental Biology: A Laboratory Manual (Book chapter).
  13. Qin, B., He, M., Chen, X. and Pei, D. (2006). Sorting nexin 10 induces giant vacuoles in mammalian cells. J Biol Chem 281(48): 36891-36896.
Protocols by Miao He
  1. miRNA Tagging and Affinity-purification (miRAP)