FGA PhD-student Cijsouw and PI Toonen present a new mouse model, expressing a fluorescently tagged version of a protein, Munc18-1. This protein is essential for synaptic transmission. Their findings are published in the march issue of the JCB.
The CNCR team of Sander Groffen and Matthijs Verhage discovered that the Doc2b gene is a Ca2+-sensor responsible for triggering spontaneous release events. Their findings are published as a full length article in the accelerated online version of Science on Febr 11th, 2010.