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Challenges in Neuroscience and Publishing

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 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 |
  • 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 |
  • 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 |
  • 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 |
  • 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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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in May 2017

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 06.02.2017
We perused the journals for neural circuit research papers so all you have to do is click on the link below, if a paper interests you. The month of May started out slow ...
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A Novel Neural Circuit for Birdsong Learning

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 05.31.2017
When I applied to graduate school in neuroscience back in the day, most of my cohort didn’t quite know which lab they wanted to join, but I was crystal clear about ...
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Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in April 2017

  • Jami L. Milton |
  • 05.04.2017
I first began studying neural circuits in Ed Callaway’s lab at the Salk Institute, even before his group was doing viral tracing studies. To map functional circuits, we ...
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