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NEW RESEARCH CENTER AIMS TO MAP BRAIN’S NERVE CIRCUITS IN SEARCH FOR CAUSES OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Scientists in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) and Center for Brain Science (CBS) have launched a high-tech effort to map the brain’s “wiring diagram” and…

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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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NEW YORK TIMES: “IN PURSUIT OF A MIND MAP, SLICE BY SLICE”

The work of the Lichtman Lab to map the brain's complex wiring was featured in the Science section of The New York Times on December 27, 2010. Dr.…

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CONNECTOMICS

Ju Lu and Jeff Lichtman It is widely believed that in order to understand how the nervous system works, one needs to know where neural processes go and…

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WATCHING SYNAPSES CHANGE IN ANIMALS

Some of the authors (left to right): Corey M McCann, Juan Carlos Tapia, and Jeff W Lichtman Image shows submandibular ganglion neurons (blue) that express Cyan Fluorescent Protein…

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TECHNICOLOR BRAINS: MAPPING NEURAL CIRCUITS IN “BRAINBOW” MICE

The co-authors (left to right): Ju Lu, Jeff W. Lichtman, Jean Livet, Joshua R. Sanes, Tamily A. Weissman, Ryan W. Draft, Hyuno Kang More than a century ago,…

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LICHTMAN AT WORK: EYES WIDE OPEN

Jeff Lichtman Double-wide color monitors glow in the darkened room like fish tanks at the New England Aquarium. Each paired screen is attached to a highly automated, computer-controlled…

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