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12/18/2014
What happens when you are born missing 80% of your neurons? Well, pretty much nothing, as it turns out, at least when it comes to those missing a cerebellum. Comprising 70 billion of the brain’s 85 billion neurons (Herculano-Houzel 2009), this hindbr... (more)
12/12/2014
Psychedelics* (i.e. chemicals that reliably produce altered states of consciousness characterized by sensory distortion and changes in cognition) have been subject to human ritualistic, therapeutic, and recreational use for millennia.  Their profound... (more)
12/4/2014
“People are always selling the idea that people with mental illness are suffering. I think madness can be an escape. If things are not so good, you maybe want to imagine something better.” These are the words of John Nash, Jr., the Nobel ... (more)

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Neurosciences Graduate Program faculty Takaki Komiyama is featured The Scientist magazine this month.


EIS is bringing kids from diverse backgrounds all together to learn. It brings kids of different demographics into an environment that will challenge them,” said Gentry Patrick, an associate professor of biology and associate director of the Neurosciences Graduate Program who organized the tour of research labs on campus.


Congratulations to our graduate program faculty who have been awarded early concept grants for brain research from the NSF! They include: Brenda Bloodgood, Takaki Komiyama, Andrea Chiba, Todd Coleman, David Kleinfeld, and Charles Stevens.


​Sirawaj Itthipuripat​, one of our third year students, was awarded a 2014 Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship!  


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