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Chun-Yue Geoffrey Lau


Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY, 2007

Current position

Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, City University of Hong Kong (03/2016-present)


Peer-reviewed research articles

  1. Murphy, J. A.*, Stein, I. S.*, Lau, C. G., Peixoto, R. T., Aman, T. K., Kaneko, N., Aromolaran, K., Saulnier, J. L., Popescu, G. K., Sabatini, B. L., Hell, J. W. and Zukin, R. S. (2014). Phosphorylation of Ser1166 on GluN2B by PKA is critical to synaptic NMDA receptor function and Ca2+ signaling in spines. J Neurosci 34(3): 869-879. (*Equal first authors)
  2. Lau, C. G. and Murthy, V. N. (2012). Activity-dependent regulation of inhibition via GAD67. J Neurosci 32(25): 8521-8531.
  3. Lau, C. G., Takayasu, Y., Rodenas-Ruano, A., Paternain, A. V., Lerma, J., Bennett, M. V. and Zukin, R. S. (2010). SNAP-25 is a target of protein kinase C phosphorylation critical to NMDA receptor trafficking. J Neurosci 30(1): 242-254.
  4. Skeberdis, V. A.*, Chevaleyre, V.*, Lau, C. G.*, Goldberg, J. H., Pettit, D. L., Suadicani, S. O., Lin, Y., Bennett, M. V., Yuste, R., Castillo, P. E. and Zukin, R. S. (2006). Protein kinase A regulates calcium permeability of NMDA receptors. Nat Neurosci 9(4): 501-510. (*Equal first authors)

Reviews and textbook chapter

  1. Lau, C. G., Takeuchi, K., Rodenas-Ruano, A., Takayasu, Y., Murphy, J., Bennett, M. V. and Zukin, R. S. (2009). Regulation of NMDA receptor Ca2+ signalling and synaptic plasticity. Biochem Soc Trans 37(Pt 6): 1369-1374. 
  2. Lau, C. G. and Zukin, R. S. (2007). NMDA receptor trafficking in synaptic plasticity and neuropsychiatric disorders. Nat Rev Neurosci 8(6): 413-426.
  3. Zukin, R. S., Jover, T., Yokota, H., Calderone, A., Simionescu, M. and Lau, C. G. (2004). Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Ischemia-induced Neuronal Death. In: Mohr, J. P., Choi, D. W., Grotta, J. C., Weir, B. and Wolf, P. A. (eds). Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Management. 4th Ed. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone, 829-854.