Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering
Fine kinematics analysis of genetic models of Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system with a multitude of symptoms and pathological hallmarks. Taking advantage of innovative genome editing techniques, we have generated genetic models of Parkinson's-associated genes in zebrafish. The goal is to use these models to perform thorough kinematic analyses of swimming behaviours across different developmental stages. The goal is to identify any Parkinsonian phenotypes and to ultimately perform drug screens using these zebrafish models.


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