PhD, Distinguished Adjunct Professor from CAS，CASM
Institute of Neuroscience, CAS
1974 – 1976
Postdoctoral Fellow, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
1976 – 1979
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California at Irvine
1979 – 1983
Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California at Irvine
1983 – 1985
Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California at Irvine
1985 – 1988
Research Professor, Section of Molecular Neurobiology, Yale University Medical School 1988 - 1995 Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Columbia University
1996 – 2000
Stephen W. Kuffler Professor in Neurobiology, University of California at San Diego
2000 – 2005
Professor of Neurobiology, Class of 1933 Chair, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
2002 – 2007
Head, Division of Neurobiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley
2005 – 2015
Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology, U.C. Berkeley
2015 – present
Paul Licht Distinguished Professor in Biology Emeritus, U. C. Berkeley
1999 – present
Director, Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai
2014 – present
Director, CAS Center for Excellence in Brain Science and Intelligence Technology
Professor Poo’s research interests center around the development and plasticity of the brain. He has made seminal contributions to our understanding of nerve growth, synapse development and synaptic plasticity.
1.Cheng, Pei-lin#*; Poo, Mu-ming#.Early Events in Axon/Dendrite Polarization.ANNUAL REVIEW OF NEUROSCIENCE, VOL 35. 2012. 35:181-21.
2.Xu, Shengjin*; Jiang, Wanchen; Poo, Mu-ming#; Dan, Yang.Activity recall in a visual cortical ensemble.NATURE NEUROSCIENCE. 2012. 15(3):449-U141.
3.Lu, Hui*; Cheng, Pei-lin; Lim, Byung Kook; Khoshnevisrad, Nina; Poo, Mu-ming#.Elevated BDNF after Cocaine Withdrawal Facilitates LTP in Medial Prefrontal Cortex by Suppressing GABA Inhibition.NEURON. 2010. 67(5):821-833.
4.Song, Ai-hong*; Wang, Dong; Chen, Gang; Li, Yuju; Luo, Jianhong; Duan, Shumin#; Poo, Mu-ming#.A Selective Filter for Cytoplasmic Transport at the Axon Initial Segment.CELL. 2009. 136(6):1148-116.
5.Xu, Chun*; Zhao, Man-xia; Poo, Mu-ming#; Zhang, Xiao-hui#.GABA(B) receptor activation mediates frequency-dependent plasticity of developing GABAergic synapses.NATURE NEUROSCIENCE. 2008. 11(12):141-1418.
6. Guan, Chen-bing*; Xu, Hua-tai; Jin, Ming; Yuan, Xiao-bing#; Poo, Mu-ming#.Long-range Ca2+ signaling from growth cone to soma mediates reversal of neuronal migration induced by Slit-2.CELL. 2007. 129(2):385-395.