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NATURE VIDEO FEATURE [ENGERT LAB]

Read full story in Nature I NEWS FEATURE Further reading on this work in Nature or download PDF; Nature 485, 471-477 (24 May 2012)  View Florian Engert's Faculty…

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FISH IN THE MATRIX: MOTOR LEARNING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD

(L to R) Drew Robson, Jennifer Li, Ruben Portugues, Alexander Schier, Florian Engert, and Misha Ahrens There are two fundamentally different forms of sensory information that are being…

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MCB FACULTY FLORIAN ENGERT AND SHARAD RAMANATHAN RECEIVE 2011 NIH DIRECTOR’S PIONEER AWARDS

Sharad Ramanathan Florian Engert Two MCB faculty members, Florian Engert and Sharad Ramanathan, are recipients of the 2011 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program. This program supports individual scientists…

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FLORIAN ENGERT RECEIVES TENURE

Florian Engert Neurobiologist Florian Engert has been promoted to become a tenured Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. “Like many things, tenure is probably most…

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VISUAL SPACE WITHIN A DENDRITE

More than a century ago, famous neuroanatomist and histologist Ramon y Cajal proposed the idea that a neuron receives information through its extensive dendritic tree and sends it…

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ENGINEERING BINOCULARITY IN THE ZEBRAFISH BRAIN

(left panel) Monocular retinal innervation in a normal larval zebrafish. The right optic tectal lobe receives input solely from the contralateral (red) retina. (right panel) Following rewiring, the…

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SMALL BUT MIGHTY

In a behaving animal, the brain processes information from sensory inputs, and communicates its intentions to muscles via the pattern of activity in descending projection neurons. In vertebrates,…

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FLORIAN ENGERT RECEIVES A 2006 MCKNIGHT SCHOLAR AWARD

Florian Engert Florian Engert, Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is a recipient of the 2006 McKnight Scholar Award. The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience…

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FLORIAN ENGERT’S ZEBRA FISH SCHOOL

Tadpoles don’t behave, but zebra fish do, and that’s why newly promoted Associate Professor Florian Engert is switching the focus of his neuroscience experiments to fish. In the…

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