Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB NEWS TAG: 'NEURON'

18 stories listed
Transparent Thoughts [Engert Lab] - March 19, 2014
How do brains process sensory input and use these to ...
The Life of an Axon [Sanes Lab] - June 24, 2013
Neurons send signals to other neurons along axons. Their growth ...
MCB News Tags:  2013, Joshua Sanes, Neuron, publication
Good Noise, Bad Noise [Uchida Lab] - July 18, 2012
Biological systems are inherently noisy: they contain randomness beyond an ...
The Inputome of Dopamine Neurons Identified [Uchida Lab] - June 7, 2012
A central goal in neuroscience is to understand how diverse ...
Study Suggests Neural Wiring Peaks at Birth and Then it's All Downhill from There [Lichtman Lab] - June 7, 2012
The goal of this study was to investigate the pattern ...
MCB News Tags:  2012, Jeff Lichtman, Neuron, publication
Resolving the Molecular Architecture of Synapses using Light Microscopy - Dec. 17, 2010
Synapses are highly specialized junctions between neurons that are the ...
MCB News Tags:  2010, Neuron, publication
Sniffing Out the Odor Code: A Role for Spike Timing - Nov. 3, 2010
How would you describe the smell of fresh baked bread ...
Molecular Mechanics of Hearing and Deafness - April 15, 2010
Our senses are essential for survival and for the exploration ...
Visual Space within a Dendrite - March 25, 2009
More than a century ago, famous neuroanatomist and histologist Ramon ...
Perceiving Smells with Sparse Connections - Sept. 11, 2008
Many regions of the brain are organized in such a ...
Astrocytes Spy on Neuronal Conversation to Bring a Rush of Blood to the Head - June 25, 2008
The human brain represents approximately 2% of the total body ...
Dulac Lab: Small RNAs and the Sense of Smell - Jan. 22, 2008
Modern genetics textbooks highlight the concept of the ‘central dogma ...
Meister Lab: The Eye Has a Short Attention Span - Nov. 28, 2007
No matter how hard we fix our gaze, our eyes ...
Fine-tuning Heat Sensitivity - June 26, 2007
Everyone has felt burning pain sensations, whether it was from ...
Translating the Language of Pheromones - June 1, 2006
When animals meet, how do they distinguish friend from foe ...
Correlated Neural Activity Dictates Changes in Visual Information Processing - April 5, 2006
Although it is generally agreed that neural activity plays an ...
Axon Branch Removal at Developing Synapses by Axosome Shedding - Nov. 18, 2004
This work (Neuron 2004, 44:651-661) decides a question that ...
MCB News Tags:  2004, Jeff Lichtman, Neuron, publication