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Long-term memories are maintained by prion-like proteins

In four papers published in Neuron and Cell Reports, the Kandel lab shows how functional prion-like proteins are critical for long-term memory maintenance

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defenses

Three Neurobiology & Behavior students will defend their thesis in July: Tim Machado (Jessell/Paninski Labs, 7/13), Karina Scalise (Sawtell Lab, 7/23), and Patrick Kaifosh (Abbott/Losoncyz Labs, 7/31)

Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative Seminar

Columbia Translational Neuroscience Initiative talk 6/18: Edmund Au, "Diversity and Dysfunction of Cortical Interneurons."

Special Seminar

Seminar sponsored by The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, 6/10/15, 10 am: Kai Wang, “Imaging molecules and cells at high spatiotemporal resolution throughout whole living organisms.”  

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar

Weekly seminar in Neurobiology & Behavior: Thursday, 6/11/15, 12:00pm, Beth Stevens (Harvard): "Immune mechanisms of synapse loss in health & disease"  

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminar

Weekly seminar in Neurobiology & Behavior: Thursday, 6/4/15, 12:00pm, Lily Jan (UCSF): "Some unexpected channel functions in health and disease"  

Kavli Institute NeuroLunch

Final Kavli Institute Neurolunch Seminar of the semester: Tuesday 6/2/15, 12:00pm, Rachel Kennedy, from the Silver and Curley Labs, presents "Genome-wide expression analysis of sexually dimorphic genes in mouse hippocampus"  

Report on the Kavli Futures Symposium

Highlights of last fall's Kavli Futures Symposium: The Novel Neurotechnologies, are now available on the Kavli Foundation website.

Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars

Upcoming Tuesday seminars in Neurobiology & Behavior. 5/14/15: William Newsome (Stanford), "Neural population dynamics in prefrontal cortex indicate changes-of-mind on single behavioral trials;" 5/21/15: Takao Hensch (Harvard), "Balancing plasticity/stability across brain development."  

Special Seminar

Special Seminar sponsored by The Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, 5/20/15, 11:30am: Sean Escola, “Sequence generating recurrent neural networks: A novel view of cortex, thalamus, and the basal ganglia.”  

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