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Sharad Ramanathan Co-director of New Quantitative Biology Initiative

QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY INITIATIVE website, Sharad Ramanathan faculty profile,  Ramanathan lab

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A Mouse in Margaritaville [Uchida Lab]

Imagine you’re at your favorite dive bar, and you order a margarita. Usually, the bartender arrives with your drink within 10 minutes, but occasionally, she forgets your order…

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Deconstructing the Parental Brain [Dulac- and Uchida Labs]

Parenting is absolutely fundamental for the survival and wellbeing of offspring in many species. This involves numerous efforts and sacrifices (as most parents will readily acknowledge) but does…

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Putting Dendrites in the Right Place [Sanes Lab]

Dendrites are the antennae of neurons, receiving synaptic signals from other neurons. A critical aspect of wiring up complex neural circuits is to make sure that dendrites are…

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On April 19, Steven Henikoff Presents 2018 Bloch Lecture

This year’s Bloch Lecture will be given by Steven Henikoff, Member of the Basic Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Investigator of the Howard…

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CPB Concentrator Brittany Petros Awarded Fulbright Grant

This summer, CPB concentrator Brittany Petros will travel to Lisbon, Portugal as a Fulbright Scholar. In the lab, she’ll be investigating the connection between nutrition and the nervous…

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Catherine Dulac First to be Selected Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences

  Catherine Dulac faculty profile Dulac lab website

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E Pluribus Unum: One Brain from Many Cells [Schier Lab]

In papers in Nature Biotechnology and Current Biology, the Schier lab reports how thousands of single-cell transcriptomes can be used to define cell types and reconstruct lineage relationships…

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Scaling Up the Search for Neuronal Wiring Molecules [Sanes Lab]

Neural circuits in the mammalian brain comprise hundreds to millions of neurons, connected with each other in complex and highly specific ways. Studies over the past few decades…

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Using X-rays to Quantify Lesions and Find Electrodes in the Brain [Cox Lab]

Lesioning (damaging) a particular brain region is one of the most important methods in neuroscience for determining the function of that region. Many groundbreaking discoveries were made through…

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