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Along with co-PI Hong Chen, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and collaborators including neuroscience professor Larry Snyder, Monosov will adapt an approach to controlling brain activity, called optogenetics, with the ultimate goal of repairing neural dysfunction.
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.
Refine your skills in science communication through this hands-on program sponsored by the Department of Neuroscience.
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.
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.
Kerry Grens will manage content for the department’s freshly renovated website, as well as its social media channels and other platforms.
Most recently, Mosley was the research manager for the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Medicine.
In a new paper, Valeria Cavalli’s lab describes the key role of a relatively poorly studied type of glial cells, satellite glial cells (SGC), in nerve repair.