Richards and other representatives from the International Brain Initiative will discuss methods of advancing international neuroscience collaborations at this event from the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA).
The BRAIN Initiative funding will improve the ability of light field microscopy to record the activity of all neurons across the entire larval zebrafish brain as the animal swims freely.
The Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging will add a Zeiss LSM 980 Airyscan 2 microscope platform to its world-class collection of instruments.
Bauernfeind has made substantial contributions to the development of a new medical school curriculum and has been honored with multiple teaching awards.
The funding will support research on the function of a subset of microglia, immune cells that reside in the brain.
Yi studies UBE3A, the protein that is lacking in individuals with Angelman syndrome.
This year’s keynote speakers are Tallie Baram, PhD, from the University of California, Irvine and Viviana Gradinaru, PhD, from the California Institute of Technology.
“She was some of the glue that kept the place going.”
The NIH funding was awarded to Guoyan Zhao, Thomas Papouin, Yao Chen and Jason Yi.
Kerry Grens will manage content for the department’s freshly renovated website, as well as its social media channels and other platforms.