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Yong Sang Jo, MA

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Yong Sang Jo


Jo, Y.S. & Lee, I. (2010). Disconnection of the hippocampal-perirhinal cortical circuits severely disrupts object-place paired associative memory. Journal of Neuroscience 30:9850-9858.

Jo, Y.S. & Lee, I. (2010). Perirhinal cortex is necessary for acquiring, but not for retrieving object-place paired association. Learning and memory 17:97-103.

Kim, S.C., Jo, Y.S., Kim, I.H., Kim, H., & Choi, J.-S. (2010). Lack of the medial prefrontal cortex activation underlies the immediate extinction deficit. Journal of Neuroscience 30:832-837.

Lee, J., Jo, Y.S., Sung, Y.H., Hwang, I.K., Kim, K., Kim, S.-Y., Yi, S.S., Choi, J.-S., Sun, W., Seong, J.K., & Lee, H.-W. (2010). Telomerase deficiency affects normal brain functions in mice. Neurochemical Research 35:211-218.

Kim, I.H., Park, S.K., Hong, S.T., Jo, Y.S., Kim, E.J., Park, E.H., Han, S.B., Shin, H.-S., Sun, W., Kim, H.T., Soderling, S.H., & Kim, H. (2009). Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate 3-kinase A functions as a scaffold for synaptic Rac signaling. Journal of Neuroscience 29:14039-14049.

Jo, Y.S., Park, E.H., Kim, I.H., Park, S.K., Kim, H., Kim, H.T., & Choi, J.-S. (2007). The medial prefrontal cortex is involved in spatial memory retrieval under partial-cue conditions. Journal of Neuroscience 27:13567-13578.


Research interests:

I am investigating the role of the VTA in a decision making task. I am also interested in how VTA interacts with other cortical and subcortical areas in spatial working memory. 


M.A., Biopsychology, Korea University (2007)
B.A., Psychology, Korea University (2005)