Torkel Hafting

Associate Professor - Cortical Circuits Group
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Phone +47-22856300
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Visiting address Domus Medica
Postal address Postboks 1103 Blindern 0317 OSLO

Academic Interests

  • Neural circuits
  • Memory
  • Perception
Perineuronal nets stabilize long-term memories (Thompson et al., PNAS 2018). Synapses (green) surrounded by perineuronal nets (red) Foto: Kristian Lensjø, Hafting-Fyhn Lab.

Teaching

Higher education and employment history

Education:

  • 2005: Dr.Scient. in physiolgy, University of Oslo.
  • 1998: Cand.Scient (MSc) in physiology, University of Oslo
  • 1996: Arctic biology, The Unversity Centre in Svalbard

Positions:

  • 2010-2013: Group leader, Institute of Biosciences, UiO
  • 2008-2010:  Postoc, University of California San Francisco
  • 2002-2008: Postdoc, Centre for the Biology of Memory, NTNU

Honoraria

  • 2008: Fulbright scholar fellowship.
  • 2007: Nansen-award. Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters prize for young researchers.
  • 2006: I.K. Lykkes award. Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters prize for young researchers in natural Sciences.

Collaboration

Tags: Brain and nervous system, Neuroscience, Life science, Memory, Cortex, Plasticity

Publications

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  • Hagen, Espen; Stasik, Alexander Johannes; Billeh, Yazan N.; Siegle, Joshua H.; Dai, Kael; Rimehaug, Atle Eskeland; Ness, Torbjørn V; Røe, Malin Benum; Fyhn, Marianne; Hafting, Torkel; Koch, Christof; Olsen, Shawn R.; Einevoll, Gaute & Arkhipov, Anton (2019). Comparing spikes and the local field potential (LFP) in V1 between experimental data and a comprehensive biophysical model.
  • Hagen, Espen; Stasik, Alexander Johannes; Billeh, Yazan; Siegle, Joshua H.; Dai, Kael; Rimehaug, Atle Eskeland; Ness, Torbjørn V; Røe, Malin Benum; Fyhn, Marianne; Hafting, Torkel; Koch, Christof; Olsen, Shawn R.; Einevoll, Gaute & Arkhipov, Anton (2019). Comparing spikes and the local field potential (LFP) in V1 between experimental data and a comprehensive biophysical model.
  • Røe, Malin Benum; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2019). Stable orientation tuning in the freely moving rat: Movement-robust orientation-selective neurons in the deep layers of the primary visual cortex.
  • Røe, Malin Benum; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2019). Stable orientation tuning in the freely moving rat: Movement-robust orientation-selective neurons in the deep layers of the primary visual cortex.
  • Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Fyhn, Marianne; Hafting, Torkel & Einevoll, Gaute (2018). Behavioural state and neuronal activity: how the freely moving paradigm can uncover novel response characteristics..
  • Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Røe, Malin Benum; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Stöber, Tristan Manfred; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Orientation selectivity in the freely moving rat: Movement-robust orientation-selectivity (MROS) of units in the deep layers of the rat visual cortex.
  • Dragly, Svenn-Arne; Mobarhan, Milad; Lepperød, Mikkel Elle; Tennøe, Simen; Stasik, Alexander Johannes; Fyhn, Marianne; Hafting, Torkel & Malthe-Sørenssen, Anders (2018). Exdir An alternative to HDF5 that uses Numpy files for data, YAML for metadata and simple directories to define the hierarchy.
  • Grødem, Sverre; Sandvik, Guro Katrine; Hazen, Jennifer; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). A CRISPR-Cas9 platform for genetic perturbations of brain extracellular matrix regulators in vivo.
  • Hafting, Torkel (2018). Brain plasticity an perineuronal nets.
  • Hafting, Torkel (2018). Brain plasticity, perineuronal nets and long-term memories.
  • Hazen, Jennifer; Wigestrand, Mattis B; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Tully, Annabelle; Dinh, Tovy; Lepperød, Mikkel; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Lateral hypothalamic area projection neurons contribute to an innate freezing response.
  • Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Rowlands, Daire; Dinh, Tovy; Thompson, Elise Holter; Andrews, Melissa; Hafting, Torkel; Fawcett, James; Dick, Gunnar & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Conditional knock-out of the Acan gene removes perineuronal nets in adult mice and induces life-long brian plasticity.
  • Røe, Malin Benum; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Movement-resistant orientation selectivity of cells in the deep layers of the rat visual cortex.
  • Røe, Malin Benum; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Stable orientation tuning in the freely moving rat: Movement-robust orientation selective neurons in the deep layers of the primary visual cortex.
  • Røe, Malin Benum; Aasebø, Ida Elisabeth Jørgensen; Mobarhan, Milad; Lensjø, Kristian Kinden; Stöber, Tristan Manfred; Einevoll, Gaute; Hafting, Torkel & Fyhn, Marianne (2018). Stable orientation tuning in the freely moving rat: Movement-robust orientation-selective neurons in the deep layers of the primary visual cortex.

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Published Nov. 11, 2013 9:41 AM - Last modified May 12, 2019 7:08 PM