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FINDING CORTICAL PROGENITORS IN HIGHER VERTEBRATES [RAMANATHAN LAB]

The surface of the human brain has many folds (is gyrified), quite unlike the smooth surface of the mouse brain.  This gyrification correlates with the increase in size…

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MAPPING ACTIVITY AND ANATOMY IN THE ZEBRAFISH BRAIN [ENGERT AND SCHIER LABS]

(l to r) Clemens Riegler, Caroline Wee, Owen Randlett, Florian Engert, Alex Schier, Ruben Portugues, and James Fitzgerald The holy grail for neuroscientists is to understand how the…

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BRAINBOW 2.0 [LICHTMAN AND SANES LABS]

In 2007, the labs of Professors Jeff Lichtman and Josh Sanes introduced a multicolor labeling strategy called “Brainbow.” It involves use of transgenic mice in which various combinations…

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