Kurt Haas, Professor

Tula Foundation Investigator, Brain Research Centre
MSFHR Scholar

Cornell University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Office:  604-822-9770
E-mail:  kurt.haas@ubc.ca

Haas Lab Website


S e l e c t e d   P u b l i c a t i o n s
  1. Brusco J, Haas K*. (2015) Interactions between mitochondria and the transcription factor myocyte enhancer factor 2 (MEF2) regulate neuronal structural and functional plasticity and metaplasticity. Journal of Physiology.
  2. Podgorski K, Haas K*. (2013) Fast non-negative temporal deconvolution for laser scanning microscopy. Journal of Biophotonics 6: 153-62.
  3. Chen SX, Cherry A, Tari PK, Podgorski K, Kwong K, Haas K*. (2012) The transcription factor MEF2 directs developmental visually-driven functional and structural metaplasticity. Cell 151: 41-55.
  4. Hossain S, Hewapathirane DS, Haas K*. (2012) Dynamic Morphometrics reveals contributions of dendritic growth cones and filopodia to dendritogenesis in the intact and awake embryonic brain. Developmental Neurobiology 72: 615-27.
  5. Podgorski K, Dunfield D, Haas K*. (2012) Functional clustering drives encoding improvement in a developing brain network during awake visual learning. PloS Biology 10: e1001236.
  6. Podgorski K, Terpetschnig E, Klochko OP, Obukhova OM, Haas K * (2012) Ultra-bright and -stable red and near-infrared squaraine fluorophores for in vivo two-photon imaging, PloS One 7: e51980.
  7. Dunfield D, K Haas* (2010): In vivo single cell excitability probing of neuronal ensembles in the intact and awake developing brain. Nature Protocols 5: 841-848.
  8. Chen SX, Tari PK, She K,Haas K*. (2010) Neurexin-Neuroligin cell adhesion complexes contribute to synaptotropic dendritogenesis via growth stabilization mechanisms in vivo. Neuron 67: 967-83.
  9. Dunfield D, Haas K* (2009) Metaplasticity governs natural experience-driven plasticity of nascent embryonic brain circuits. Neuron 64: 240-250.
  10. Liu XF, Tari PK, Haas K* (2009) PKM zeta restricts dendritic arbor growth by filopodial and branch stabilization within the intact and awake developing brain. Journal of Neuroscience 29: 12229-12235.
Further publications can be found here.