Bei-Jung Lin Assistant Professor

Bei-Jung Lin Assistant Professor
PhD Neuroscience
University of Göttingen, Germany
Laboratory of Brain Connectivity



2010-2015 Postdoc, Janelia Research Campus, USA

2006-2008 Postdoc, University of Göttingen, Germany

2001-2006 PhD Neuroscience, University of Göttingen, Germany

1999-2001 M.S., Physiology, National Taiwan University

1995-1999 B.S., Zoology, National Taiwan University



2002-2005  Goerg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Stipendiums, Niedersachsen State, Germany

1997    College Student Research Scholarship, National Science Council, Taiwan

1995, 1996  President Awards, National Taiwan University


Research Interest

Learning and memory involve synaptic modifications. Our lab uses intracellular recording and optical stimulation to assess learning related synaptic change in living animal.


Invited Lectures/Publications

Lee, D., Lin, B.J., Lee, A.K. 2012. Hippocampal place fields emerge upon single-cell manipulation of excitability during behavior. Science 337(6096):849-53.

Chen, T.W.*, Lin, B.J.*, Schild, D. 2009. Odor coding by modules of coherent mitral/tufted cells in the vertebrate olfactory bulb. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 106(7):2401-2406 (*equal contribution)

Lin, B.J., Chen, T.W., Schild, D. 2007. Cell-type specific relationships between spiking and [Ca2+]i in neurons of the Xenopus olfactory bulb. Journal of Physiology 582(1):163-175.

Chen, T.W., Lin, B.J., Brunner, E., Schild, D. 2006. In-situ background estimation in the quantitative fluorescence imaging. Biophysical Journal 90(7):2534-2547.

Kuo, C.C., Lin, B.J., Chang, H.R., Hsieh, C.P. 2004. Use-dependent inhibition of the N-methyl-D-aspartate currents by felbamate: a gating modifier with selective binding to the desensitized channels. Molecular Pharmacology 65(2):370-80.