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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in July 2017

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 08.01.2017
The summer is nearing the end (unbelievably!), and we have a new list of neural circuit papers published in July. What is the criteria for the papers that make this ...
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The Loss of a Neuroscience Giant: Howard Eichenbaum

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 07.24.2017
We are saddened by the passing of a titan in neuroscience, Professor Howard Eichenbaum (read BU obituary here). Howard was a kind and courageous scientist who had a ...
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Your Next Career Move: Academia vs Industry?

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 07.18.2017
Most of us who have pursued a career in academia realized at some point along the way that we wanted to explore alternative job opportunities. Perhaps it was because we ...
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Challenges in Neuroscience and Publishing

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 07.13.2017
Have the issues around scientific publishing changed over the past decade? As always, there's a drive to publish in what are considered the top journals. Funding, tenure ...
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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in June 2017

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 06.30.2017
June's top neural circuit papers introduce new methods for non-invasively stimulating and labeling circuits, ferrying genes to central and peripheral circuits, and some ...
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Podcast with Theoretical Neuroscientist Surya Ganguli

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 06.26.2017
We've launched a new podcast series in which we interview leading scientists about the latest in neuroscience and neurotechnology. In our inaugural podcast, I had the ...
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Fine Art Fuses with Neuroscience in the Work of Greg Dunn

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 06.16.2017
Everyone who has seen the cells that make up the brain knows how intricate and delicate they are, like the finest filigree nature has ever made. As a graduate student in ...
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Optogenetics, Opsins and nVoke

  • Swagata Basu |
  • 06.13.2017
  Opsins are transmembrane proteins and a fundamental component of the optogenetic toolkit. As optogenetic actuators, opsins modify the activity of cells in which they ...
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Hippocampal Circuits Play Critical Role in Nicotine Seeking Behavior

  • Jami L. Milton, PhD |
  • 06.06.2017
Addiction is surging in the United States. We’re all aware of the current news on the opioid crisis, and at least one in every 10 American adult is addicted to drugs or ...
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