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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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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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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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Six UC Berkeley scientists are among the newest fellows elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science for “advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished.” [...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

December 15, 2017

cAMP signaling regulates DNA hydroxymethylation by augmenting the intracellular labile ferrous iron pool.

cAMP signaling regulates DNA hydroxymethylation by augmenting the intracellular labile ferrous iron pool. Elife. 2017 Dec 14;6: Authors: Camarena V, Sant DW,...
December 14, 2017

The Differentiation Stage of Transplanted Stem Cells Modulates Nerve Regeneration.

Related ArticlesThe Differentiation Stage of Transplanted Stem Cells Modulates Nerve Regeneration. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 12;7(1):17401 Authors: Huang CW, Huang WC, Qiu...
December 13, 2017

Investigation of Seizure-Susceptibility in a Drosophila melanogaster Model of Human Epilepsy with Optogenetic Stimulation.

Related ArticlesInvestigation of Seizure-Susceptibility in a Drosophila melanogaster Model of Human Epilepsy with Optogenetic Stimulation. Genetics. 2017 Aug;206(4):1739-1746 Authors: Saras A, Wu...
December 12, 2017

Cell type-specific long-range connections of basal forebrain circuit.

Related ArticlesCell type-specific long-range connections of basal forebrain circuit. Elife. 2016 Sep 19;5: Authors: Do JP, Xu M, Lee SH, Chang WC,...
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