Dr. Kerry Delaney

Associate Member

Chair, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Victoria
Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Victoria

Research Interests

Dr. Delaney studies the physiology of cells, including the connections between neurons, neuronal growth, and the integration of signals by a cell’s dendrites.

Dr. Delaney is the Chair of the Department of Biology and the University of Victoria as well as a Professor in the department. He is an Associate Member of ICORD.

Techniques employed in the lab:

  • 2-photon laser scanning microscopy
  • Ca2+ imaging techniques using widefield CCD
  • Photomultiplier based spot measurements
  • Sharp microelectrode and field potential recordings
  • Whole cell patch clamp

Affiliation with organizations and societies:

  • CanAssist Assistive Technologies Group

Current Lab Members

Ph.D. Students Post-Doctoral Fellows
Leslie Rietveld Dr. Adam Fekete
Ian Swan

Current Opportunities in the Lab

Please contact Dr. Delaney with inquiries.

Recent publications

  • Johnson, C, Delaney, KR, Cirpili, A, Marriott, S, O'Connor, J. 2023. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Position: Staffing Inpatient Psychiatric Units.. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc. doi: 10.1177/10783903231198247.
  • Gulka, SMD, Gowen, B, Litke, AM, Delaney, KR, Chow, RL. 2023. Laser-induced microinjury of the corneal basal epithelium and imaging of resident macrophage responses in a live, whole-eye preparation.. Front Immunol. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2023.1050594.
  • Gerolamo, AM et al.. 2022. Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Survey: Results and Implications.. J Am Psychiatr Nurses Assoc. doi: 10.1177/10783903221146190.
  • Farhoomand, F, Delaney, KR. 2023. Long-term cortical plasticity following sensory deprivation is reduced in male Rett model mice.. Somatosens Mot Res. doi: 10.1080/08990220.2022.2158799.
  • Motaharinia, M et al.. 2021. Longitudinal functional imaging of VIP interneurons reveals sup-population specific effects of stroke that are rescued with chemogenetic therapy.. Nat Commun. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-26405-6.
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