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Imaging Apical Dendrites of Layer 5 Corticospinal Neurons Controlling ...

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 09.21.2017
Sitting in a movie theater, we eat buttered popcorn from a bag with eyes fixed on the giant screen in front of us. Our hands move from bag to mouth without much ...
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Ed Callaway on Mapping Brain Connectivity, Mentorship, and the Dream ...

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 09.20.2017
About ten years ago a group of neuroscientists led by Professor Ed Callaway realized they would soon be able to label all the presynaptic inputs to an individual neuron ...
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Ready-to-Image Virus for Neural Circuit Research

  • Swagata Basu |
  • 09.19.2017
Virus vectors are promising tools for delivering genes to the nervous system and are used for introducing genes which, when expressed, allow for the manipulation and ...
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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in August 2017

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 09.01.2017
For August, we selected 10 papers that cover the circuit mechanisms involved in a full spectrum of behaviors, including feeding, moving, sleeping, socializing, ...
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Hidden deep in the brain, a map that guides animals' movements

  • Anne Holden |
  • 08.30.2017
New research has revealed that deep in the brain, in a structure called striatum, all possible movements that an animal can do are represented in a map of neural ...
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10 Publications That Show How Inscopix Miniature Microscope ...

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 08.28.2017
What leads the pace of novel scientific discovery? Scientist Sydney Brenner famously said:
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Carla Shatz on Her Groundbreaking Neuroscience Research and Science ...

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 08.23.2017
Have you ever asked yourself, “I have two eyes, so why don’t I see double all the time?” The answer is nothing short of a miracle. Our brains somehow wire up in a ...
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Distinct Neural Circuits Mediate Memory Recall and Retrieval

When we have a new experience, the memory of that event is stored in a neural circuit that connects several parts of the hippocampus and other brain structures. Each ...
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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in July 2017

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 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 |
  • 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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