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WHY SOME AXONS REGENERATE BETTER THAN OTHERS [SANES LAB]

Recovery from injury to the mammalian brain or spinal cord is notoriously poor, and a big part of the problem lies in the limited ability of damaged neurons…

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BUILDING A CLUB SANDWICH [SANES LAB]

The aim of developmental neurobiology is to learn how the nervous system is built, and to find the developmental anomalies that are thought to underlie some brain diseases. …

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PARTNERS FOR LIFE [SANES LAB]

Neurons form precise relationships with particular synaptic partners and these relationships give rise to the wiring diagram that enables cognitive function. Like other partnerships, neural connections need to…

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PROFESSOR JOSHUA SANES IN THE NEWS

The September 17, 2013 New York Times described a visit by MCB Professor Joshua Sanes to the Fordham University School of Law to discuss the NIH’s upcoming BRAIN…

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THE LIFE OF AN AXON [SANES LAB]

Neurons send signals to other neurons along axons. Their growth is a major aspect of brain development, and one that occurs in a long series of steps.  First,…

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JOSHUA SANES PRESENTS HARVEY LECTURE NOVEMBER 15 IN NEW YORK CITY

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Joshua Sanes will speak at Harvey Society’s lecture series on November 15 at 8:00 PM at The Rockefeller University in New York…

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IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME [SANES LAB]

(L to R) Dimitar Kostadinov, Joshua Sanes, and Julie Lefebvre Neurons in the brain extend elaborately branched dendrites that receive inputs from other neurons and sensory stimuli.  In…

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SPREADING THE WEALTH IN THE RETINA

(L to R)Joshua R. Sanes and Jeremy Kay The retina is a lot more complicated than a simple camera. In fact, it acts more like a parallel processing…

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BRAIN TEAM WINS NIH AWARD

(L-R)Jeff Lichtman, Markus Meister, and Joshua Sanes A special federal grant for bold, outside-of-the-box biomedical proposals has been awarded to an MCB team with an ambitious plan to…

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