Fengrui Zhang, PhD

Fengrui Zhang, PhD

Visiting researcher

Kepecs Lab


2015, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Lanzhou University

2019, Master of Education in Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences University / Liaoning Normal University

2024, Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences University / Washington University in St. Louis

Research interests

Neural mechanism of rodent social behavior


  • Wang Z, Zhang F, Yue L, Li H, Li X, Xu B, Liang Z. Cortical complexity and connectivity during isoflurane-induced general anesthesia: a rat study. Journal of Neural Engineering 19(3): 036009. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1088/1741-2552/ac6a7b
  • Teng G, Zhang F, Li Z et al. Quantitative electrophysiological evaluation of the analgesic efficacy of two lappaconitine derivatives: A window into antinociceptive drug mechanisms. Neurosci. Bull. 37:1555–1569 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12264-021-00774-w
  • Somervail R, Zhang F, Novembre G, Bufacchi RJ, Guo Y, Crepaldi M, Hu L, Iannetti GD. Waves of Change: Brain sensitivity to differential, not absolute, stimulus intensity is conserved across humans and rats. Cerebral Cortex. 31(2):949–960 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhaa267
  • Zhang F, Wang F, Yue L et al. Cross-species investigation on resting state electroencephalogram. Brain Topogr, 32:808–824 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10548-019-00723-x
  • Yue L, Zhang F, Lu X, Wan Y, Hu L. Simultaneous recordings of cortical local field potentials and electrocorticograms in response to nociceptive laser stimuli from freely moving rats. J Vis Exp. 143:e58686 (2019). doi:10.3791/58686.