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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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Cataloging different cell types in the human brain remains a challenge for neuroscientists. Janelle Weaver speaks to John Ngai and others who think single-cell sequencing might provide a solution. [...continue]

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Yartsev will receive $875,000 over five years to pursue new research into how our brains developed the ability to acquire language, which could help scientists better understand language learning impairments. [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

A new study in Science Signaling reveals that fever activates temperature-sensitive TRPV1 and TRPV4 ion channels in neural crest cells, which can result in cardiac and craniofacial birth defects. Read the full story by CNN. [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross interviews Matthew Walker about the importance of sleep and strategies for getting the recommended eight hours. [...continue]

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How can you not fall in love with a woman who carries around a human brain inside a floral-decorated hatbox? Meet Dr. Marian Diamond, and prepare to be smitten. [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

October 17, 2017

Neurobiological Commonalities and Distinctions Among Three Major Psychiatric Diagnostic Categories: A Structural MRI Study.

Neurobiological Commonalities and Distinctions Among Three Major Psychiatric Diagnostic Categories: A Structural MRI Study. Schizophr Bull. 2017 Jun 13;: Authors: Chang M,...
October 13, 2017

A portable bioelectronic sensing system (BESSY) for environmental deployment incorporating differential microbial sensing in miniaturized reactors.

Related ArticlesA portable bioelectronic sensing system (BESSY) for environmental deployment incorporating differential microbial sensing in miniaturized reactors. PLoS One. 2017;12(9):e0184994 Authors: Zhou...
October 12, 2017

Encoding and Decoding Models in Cognitive Electrophysiology.

Encoding and Decoding Models in Cognitive Electrophysiology. Front Syst Neurosci. 2017;11:61 Authors: Holdgraf CR, Rieger JW, Micheli C, Martin S, Knight RT,...
October 12, 2017

Temperature-activated ion channels in neural crest cells confer maternal fever-associated birth defects.

Temperature-activated ion channels in neural crest cells confer maternal fever-associated birth defects. Sci Signal. 2017 Oct 10;10(500): Authors: Hutson MR, Keyte AL,...
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