George Dragoi MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurobiology

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramNeurobiologyPsychiatry: Dragoi Lab

Research Interests

Learning and memory; internal representations; hippocampus electrophysiology; cellular assemblies; plasticity; NMDA receptors; optogenetics; neuropsychiatric disorders; neurocomputation; brain mapping more...


  • M.D., Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine, 1994
  • Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Dragoi G, Tonegawa S (2014) Selection of preconfigured cell assemblies for representation of novel spatial experiences. (Research topic: Space in the brain). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 369(1635):20120522
  • Dragoi G, Tonegawa S (2013) Distinct preplay of multiple novel spatial experiences in the rat. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. 110(22):9100-5
  • Dragoi G, Tonegawa S (2013) Development of schemas revealed by prior experience and NMDA receptor knock-out. eLife. 2:e01326



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