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A Neural Circuit Link Between Anxiety, Stress and Altered Eating

Jami L. Milton | December 20, 2017

Do you stress eat? Based on biology, it’s no wonder our emotions are so tightly linked to feeding. Imagine when we foraged for food away from shelter and into…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in November 2017

Jami L. Milton | November 30, 2017

Every month we pool together some of the most read-worthy papers in neural circuits, and for the month of November, we have another impressive list. Please have a look,…

MIT Technology

Inscopix Community Makes a Strong Showing at Society for Neuroscience 2017 Meeting

Dr. Pushkar Joshi | November 17, 2017

Meetings such as SfN are an important opportunity for us to connect with members of the Inscopix community at a personal and emotional level. It vividly reminds us that…

Neuroscience 2017

Inscopix @ Neuroscience 2017

Kunal Ghosh | November 11, 2017

It’s been five years since our very first SfN – New Orleans 2012. I still fondly remember that first SfN. There were five of us, and that was the entire company. We…

Inscopix partners with Charles River to provide neural circuit insights to pharma via contract research

Inscopix | November 10, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Inscopix's pursuit to expand the boundaries of neural circuit research, Inscopix has engaged a key…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in October 2017

Jami L. Milton | November 1, 2017

October brought with it cooler air and many more amazing neural circuit papers! Three of the papers on our must-read list used Inscopix nVista technology in freely…

nVista, ca2+ Calcium Imaging Technology

Two Blockbuster Papers use Inscopix Tech to Probe the Neural Basis of Sex-Specific Behavior

Jami L. Milton | October 30, 2017

How do our brains represent the most basic of social cues, like whether a member of our species is male or female? This is a question two labs have been asking in mice,…

Ed Boyden: Creating Tools and Disrupting Neuroscience

Jami L. Milton | October 25, 2017

“I think we ought to integrate the maps of the brain, the dynamics of the brain, and the ability to control the brain into single coherent datasets” ~ Ed Boyden, MIT…

Social Experience as the Sculptor of Conspecific Sex Representation in the Brain

Jami L. Milton | October 19, 2017

A mouse’s ability to differentiate male mice from female mice results from neural circuits that are hardwired in the hypothalamus of the brain, or at least that’s what…

Microendoscope Imaging

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in September 2017

Jami L. Milton | October 2, 2017

September went by way too quickly, but at least there was plenty of great neural circuit research published in September to read. Congrats to all the authors! There are…

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