Lawrence Baruch Cohen PhD

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Principal Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and PhysiologyInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramCellular & Molecular Physiology: Cellular Neurophysiology; Neural Networks and Plasticity; Cell to Cell Communication; Organ Physiology; Physiology and Integrative Medical Biology Track; Graduate Program in Cellular and Molecular Physiology; Cohen Lab

Research Interests

Brain; Central Nervous System; Neurons; Vertebrate Physiology; Olfaction; Olfactory Bulb; Protein Sensors of Voltage and Calcium more...


  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 1965

Selected Publications

  • Homma, R., Y. Kovalchuk, A. Konnerth, L.B. Cohen, and O. Garaschuk. (2013) In vivo functional properties of juxtaglomerular neurons in the mouse olfactory bulb. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 7:23. doi: 10.3389/fncir.2013.00023.
  • Jin, L., Han, Z., Platisa, J., Wooltorton, J.R.A., Cohen, L.B., and Pieribone, V.A., (2012) Single action potentials and subthreshold electrical events visualized in neurons using a novel fluorescent protein voltage sensor. Neuron, 75: 779-785. PMC3439164.
  • Vucinic D, Cohen LB, Kosmidis EK. Presynaptic centre-surround inhibition shapes odorant evoked input to the mouse olfactory bulb in vivo. J Neurophysiol, 95:1881-1887, 2006.



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