Quanxin Wang
  • Allen Institute for Brain Science, United States, United States,
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


PhD, Toyama medial and pharmaceutical univerisity, Japan

Current position

Sr.Scientist , Neuroanatomy, Allen Institute, USA


  1. Martersteck, E. M., Hirokawa, K. E., Evarts, M., Bernard, A., Duan, X., Li, Y., Ng, L., Oh, S. W., Ouellette, B., Royall, J. J., Stoecklin, M., Wang, Q., Zeng, H., Sanes, J. R. and Harris, J. A. (2017). Diverse Central Projection Patterns of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Cell Rep 18(8): 2058-2072.
  2. Wang, Q., Ng, L., Harris, J. A., Feng, D., Li, Y., Royall, J. J., Oh, S. W., Bernard, A., Sunkin, S. M., Koch, C. and Zeng, H. (2017). Organization of the connections between claustrum and cortex in the mouse. J Comp Neurol 525(6): 1317-1346. 
  3. D'Souza, R. D., Meier, A. M., Bista, P., Wang, Q. and Burkhalter, A. (2016). Recruitment of inhibition and excitation across mouse visual cortex depends on the hierarchy of interconnecting areas. Elife 5.
  4. Wang, Q., Tanigawa, H. and Fujita, I. (2017). Postnatal Development of Intrinsic Horizontal Axons in Macaque Inferior Temporal and Primary Visual Cortices. Cereb Cortex 27(4): 2708-2726.
  5. Ji, W., Gamanut, R., Bista, P., D'Souza, R. D., Wang, Q. and Burkhalter, A. (2015). Modularity in the Organization of Mouse Primary Visual Cortex. Neuron 87(3): 632-643.
  6. Oh, S. W., Harris, J. A., Ng, L., Winslow, B., Cain, N., Mihalas, S., Wang, Q., Lau, C., Kuan, L., Henry, A. M., Mortrud, M. T., Ouellette, B., Nguyen, T. N., Sorensen, S. A., Slaughterbeck, C. R., Wakeman, W., Li, Y., Feng, D., Ho, A., Nicholas, E., Hirokawa, K. E., Bohn, P., Joines, K. M., Peng, H., Hawrylycz, M. J., Phillips, J. W., Hohmann, J. G., Wohnoutka, P., Gerfen, C. R., Koch, C., Bernard, A., Dang, C., Jones, A. R. and Zeng, H. (2014). A mesoscale connectome of the mouse brain. Nature 508(7495): 207-214.
  7. Wang, Q., Henry, A. M., Harris, J. A., Oh, S. W., Joines, K. M., Nyhus, J., Hirokawa, K. E., Dee, N., Mortrud, M., Parry, S., Ouellette, B., Caldejon, S., Bernard, A., Jones, A. R., Zeng, H. and Hohmann, J. G. (2014). Systematic comparison of adeno-associated virus and biotinylated dextran amine reveals equivalent sensitivity between tracers and novel projection targets in the mouse brain. J Comp Neurol 522(9): 1989-2012.
  8. Wang, Q. and Burkhalter, A. (2013). Stream-related preferences of inputs to the superior colliculus from areas of dorsal and ventral streams of mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci 33(4): 1696-1705.
  9. Wang, Q., Sporns, O. and Burkhalter, A. (2012). Network analysis of corticocortical connections reveals ventral and dorsal processing streams in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci 32(13): 4386-4399.
  10. Wang, Q., Gao, E. and Burkhalter, A. (2011). Gateways of ventral and dorsal streams in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci 31(5): 1905-1918.
  11. Gonchar, Y., Wang, Q. and Burkhalter, A. (2007). Multiple distinct subtypes of GABAergic neurons in mouse visual cortex identified by triple immunostaining. Front Neuroanat 1: 3.
  12. Wang, Q. and Burkhalter, A. (2007). Area map of mouse visual cortex. J Comp Neurol 502(3): 339-357.
  13. Wang, Q., Gao, E. and Burkhalter, A. (2007). In vivo transcranial imaging of connections in mouse visual cortex. J Neurosci Methods 159(2): 268-276.
  14. Tanigawa, H., Wang, Q. and Fujita, I. (2005). Organization of horizontal axons in the inferior temporal cortex and primary visual cortex of the macaque monkey. Cereb Cortex 15(12): 1887-1899.
  15. Dong, H., Wang, Q., Valkova, K., Gonchar, Y. and Burkhalter, A. (2004). Experience-dependent development of feedforward and feedback circuits between lower and higher areas of mouse visual cortex. Vision Res 44(28): 3389-3400.
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