Ion Channel Labs

Here are the labs studying ion channels. Let's build this list together. In order to show the most relevant information, I would appreciate if you, laboratory director, provide some info about your lab, such as laboratory name, keywords, etc. (see below). Enter a keyword (or a list of keywords) into the search field and you'll see all the labs working on it.

Lab namePIKeywordsUniversityCountry

Corrie daCosta ligand-gated ion channels, pentameric ligand-gated ion channels, evolutionary biochemistry, ancestral sequence reconstruction, biophysics, synthetic biology, patch-clamp electrophysiology, single-channel kinetics, mechanism, acetylcholine receptorsUniversity of OttawaCanada
Laboratory of Cell Physiology
Prof. Natalia Prevarskayacancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, calcium, TRPM8, NALCN, TRPC3, TRPV6, CaV3, IP3R, RYRUniversity of LilleFrance
Laboratory of Cellular Physiology
Prof. Juan A. RosadoStore-operated calcium entry, calcium entry, STIM, Orai, TRPC channels, cancer.University of ExtremaduraSpain
Trebak Laboratory
Mohamed TrebakSmooth muscle, Endothelial function, Vascular and airway remodeling, Vascular occlusive disease, Cancer, asthma, TRP, STIM, ORAI, MCUPenn State College of MedicineUSA
Ion Channel and Transporter Lab
Dr. Michael PuschCLC channels and transporters, LRRC8, SCN1A, cancer, myotonia, migraine, intellectual disabilityIstituto di Biofisica, CNRItaly
The Tucker Lab - K+ Channel Research Group
Prof Stephen J. TuckerIon channels and Disease, Channel biophysics, gating, Potassium channels, K2P channelsUniversity of OxfordUnited Kingdom
Delemotte Lab
Prof. Lucie DelemotteVoltage-gated ion channels, Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Computational Methods, Structure/function relationship, activation mechanism, modulation, calmodulinKTH Royal Institute of TechnologySweden
Laboratory of Neuromuscular Physiology
Prof. Yaroslav Shuba
smooth muscle, excitation contraction coupling, cancer, TRP-channels, potassium channels
Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
Pless lab
Prof Stephan A Pless
ASICs, P2X receptors and NALCN; biophysics, chemical biology, protein engineering
University of Copenhagen
Ion channel & Channelopathy Research Group
Hugues Abriel MD, PhD
Ion channels, Channelopathies, Nav1.5, TRPM4, Brugada syndrome, congenital long QT syndrome, sodium channels, potassium channels, calcium channels
University of Bern
Ion Channels and Diseases Lab
Dr. Norbert Weiss
Ion channels; calcium channels; T-type channels; electrophysiology; structure/function; channelopathy; pain; epilepsy; amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Charles University – First Faculty of Medicine
Czech Republic
The Meredith Lab - BK Channel Research Group
Prof. Andrea Meredith
BK channels, K+ channels, Calcium-activated potassium channels, Ca2+-activated K+ channels, Slowpoke, Slo, KCNMA1, Kca1.1, MaxiK channel, channelopathy, seizure, dyskinesia, rare disease, circadian rhythm, transgenic mice, paroxysmal nonkinesigenic dyskinesia, PNKD3, epilepsy, KCIAF, KCNMA1-linked channelopathy, KCNMA1 Channelopathy International Advocacy Foundation, voltage-gated ion channels, intrinsic excitability, action potential, patch-clamp recording
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Research group of Fredrik Elinder
Prof. Fredrik Elinder
Voltage-gated K channels, Ion-channel activators, epilepsy, resin acids, voltage-sensor domain
Linköping University
Craig Montell Lab
Prof. Craig Montell
TRP channels, TMC, Drosophila Gustatory Receptors, Drosophila Iontropic Receptors, taste, thermosensation, repellents, Drosophila melanogaster, Aedes aegypti
UC Santa Barbara
Moreno Lab
Prof. Claudia Moreno
Aging, cardiac pacemaker, calcium channels, CaV1.2, CaV1.3
University of Washington
Beech Lab
Prof. David J. Beech
Calcium channels, non-selective cation channels, PIEZO1, TRPC1/4/5, ORAI1, endothelium, vascular health and disease, pharmacology
University of Leeds
Sensory Neuropharmacology Lab
Dr. Irina Vetter
Pain, venom peptides, stinging tree, sodium channels, NaV1.6, NaV1.7, chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
University of Queensland