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David Schaffer and colleagues have used CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing to disable a defective gene that causes Lou Gehrig’s disease in mice, delaying onset of symptoms and extending life. [...continue]

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The aging brain is more likely to have out of sync NREM slow waves and spindles during sleep, impairing overnight memory consolidation. [...continue]

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PhD Program alum Allyson Mackey describes her path from grad student in Silvia Bunge's Lab to Assistant Professor at UPenn, where she uses neuroimaging to study human brain plasticity during learning. [...continue]

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In a review published in the journal Science, Michael Yartsev questions whether basic and translational neuroscience research would benefit from increasing the diversity of animal models. [...continue]

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UC Berkeley team led by John Ngai is partnering with the Allen Institute for Brain Science to build a comprehensive atlas of cell types and connections in the mouse brain. [...continue]

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The future of non-invasive human brain imaging: Berkeley Neuroscience team to build MRI scanner that can resolve cortical columns and layers, a critical advance in our quest to understand human cognition. [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

January 16, 2018

Moderate Stress-Induced Social Bonding and Oxytocin Signaling are Disrupted by Predator Odor in Male Rats.

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January 15, 2018

Recent advances in neural dust: towards a neural interface platform.

Recent advances in neural dust: towards a neural interface platform. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Jan 10;50:64-71 Authors: Neely RM, Piech DK, Santacruz...
January 13, 2018

Gustatory Processing in Drosophila melanogaster.

Related ArticlesGustatory Processing in Drosophila melanogaster. Annu Rev Entomol. 2018 Jan 07;63:15-30 Authors: Scott K Abstract The ability to identify nutrient-rich food...
January 13, 2018

Longitudinal atlas for normative human brain development and aging over the lifespan using quantitative susceptibility mapping.

Longitudinal atlas for normative human brain development and aging over the lifespan using quantitative susceptibility mapping. Neuroimage. 2018 Jan 08;: Authors: Zhang...
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