Zach McKenzie

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Sleep is an essential behavioral state of rest that is regulated by homeostatic drives to ensure a balance of sleep and activity, as well as independent arousal mechanisms in the central brain. Dopamine has been identified as a critical regulator of both sleep behavior and arousal. Here, we present results of a genetic screen that selectively restored the(More)
Methods to improve the production of transgenic animals are being developed. Conventional transgenesis, involving microinjection of DNA into fertilized eggs, has a number of limitations. These result from the inability to control both the site of transgene insertion and the number of gene copies inserted. The approach described seeks to overcome these(More)
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