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1. Kwak JH, Kim S, Yu NK, Seo H, Choi JE, Kim J, Choi DI, Kim MW, Kwak C, Lee K, Kaang BK, 2021: Loss of the neuronal genome organizer and transcription factor CTCF induces neuronal death and reactive gliosis in the anterior cingulate cortex. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 2021 Feb; e12701. doi: 10.1111/gbb.12701

2. Choi DI, Kim M, Kim S, Yu NK, Kwak C, Seo H, Lee K & Kaang BK, 2021: Conditional knock out of transcription factor CTCF in excitatory neurons induces cognitive deficiency. Mol Brain 14, 1 (2021). doi: 10.1186/s13041-020-00716-z

3. Park P, Kang H, Georgiou J, Zhuo M, Kaang BK, Collingridge G.L, 2021: Further evidence that CP-AMPARs are critically involved in synaptic tag and capture at hippocampal CA1 synapses. Mol Brain. 2021 Jan; doi: 10.1186/s13041-021-00737-2

4. Park P, Georgiou J, Sanderson TM, Ko KH, Kang H, Kim JI, Bradley CA, Bortolotto ZA, Zhuo M, Kaang BK, Collingridge GL, 2021:  PKA drives an increase in AMPA receptor unitary conductance during LTP in the hippocampus. Nat Commun. 2021 Jan; doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-20523-3.

5. Han DH, Park P, Choi DI, Bliss TVP, Kaang BK, 2021: The essence of the engram: Cellular or synaptic? Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2021 Jun; doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2021.05.033.

6. Lim CS, Kim MJ, Choi JE, Islam MA, Lee YK, Xiong Y, Shim KW, Yang JE, Lee RU, Lee J, Park P, Kwak JH, Seo H, Kim CH, Lee JH, Lee YS, Hwang SK, Lee K, Lee JA, Kaang BK, 2021: Dysfunction of NMDA receptors in neuronal models of an autism spectrum disorder patient with a DSCAM mutation and in Dscam-knockout mice. Mol Psychiatry.2021 Jun. doi: 10.1038/s41380-021-01216-9.

7. Choi DI, Kim J, Lee H, Kim JI, Sung Y, Choi JE, Venkat SJ, Park P, Jung H, Kaang BK, 2021: Synaptic correlates of associative fear memory in the lateral amygdala. Neuron 2021 Sep; doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2021.07.003.

8. Han DH, Hong I, Choi JE, Park P, Baek JY, Park HJ, Ide S , Mishina M , Ikeda K, Kaang BK, 2021: Abolished ketamine effects on the spontaneous excitatory postsynaptic current of medial prefrontal cortex neurons in GluN2D knockout mice. Mol Brain. 2021 Dec. doi: 10.1186/s13041-021-00883-7