Allan-Hermann Pool
  • Post-Doc, California Institute of Technology
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


PhD, University of California Berkeley, 2013

Lab information

Yuki Oka's lab at Caltech

Research focus

Innate behaviors, hunger, thirst, social behaviors, sensory processing, functional analysis of neural circuits, single cell transcriptomics


Pool AH, Wang T, Stafford D, Chance R, Lee S, Ngai J, Oka Y. Cellular basis of distinct thirst modalities. Nature. 2020.
Kim D-W, Yao Z, Graybuck LT, Kim TK, Nguyen TN, Smith KA, Fong O, Yi L, Koulena N, Pierson N, Shah S, Lo L, Pool AH, Oka Y, Pachter L, Cai L, Tasic B, Zeng H, Anderson DJ. Multimodal analysis of cell types in a hypothalamic node controlling social behavior. Cell. 2019. 179: 713-728. e17.
Toomsoo, T, Liepelt-Scarfone I, Berg D, Kerner R, Pool AH, Kadastik-Eerme L, Rubanovits I, Asser T, Taba P. “Effect of Age on Substantia Nigra Hyper-echogenicity in Parkinson's Disease Patients and Healthy Controls”. 2019. Ultrasound in medicine & biology 45 (1), 122-128
Pool AH, Kvello P, Mann K, Cheung DK, Gordon MD, Wang L, Scott K. Four GABAergic Interneurons Impose Feeding Restraint in Drosophila. Neuron. 2014. 83: 164–177
Pool AH, Scott, K. Feeding in Drosophila. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 2014. 29:57–63
Noè F, Pool AH, Nissinen J, Gobbi M, Bland R, Rizzi M, Balducci C, Ferraguti F, Sperk G, During MJ, Pitkänen A, Vezzani A. Human neuropeptide Y gene transfer and peptide expression result in suppression of spontaneous seizures in a rat model of human temporal lobe epilepsy. Brain. 2008 Jun;131:1506-15
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