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Setting Up for Successful Science in Graduate School

Caitlin Vander Weele | August 29, 2018

So you think you want to do a PhD. Is it because you love research and discovery? Or perhaps you’re still not sure what career you want next? Or maybe your dream is to…

A laboratory or research program

10 Publications That Show How Inscopix Miniature Microscope Technology Has Advanced Learning and Memory Research

Jami L. Milton | August 28, 2018

What leads the pace of novel scientific discovery? Scientist Sydney Brenner famously said: Progress in science depends on new techniques, new discoveries and new ideas…

Diverse brain regions, both superficial and deep

Musings from a Weeklong Immersion in Brain Research in the US Southeast

Kunal Ghosh | August 23, 2018

I recently spent a week traveling through the US Southeast together with our regional field team colleagues, Sarah MacNamee, Ph.D., Shanna Resendez, Ph.D., and Patrick…

Brain Researchers MUSC

Must-Read Neural Circuit Research Papers in July 2018

Jami L. Milton | August 1, 2018

We've compiled our latest list of the neural circuit research papers published in July with relevance and interest to the Inscopix Community. They include several…

Neurodegenerative Motor Disorders

Circuit Neuroscience Highlights from FENS 2018

Caitlin Vander Weele | July 24, 2018

Thousands of scientists descended upon Berlin several weeks ago to attend Europe’s largest neuroscience conference. The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (i.…

Brain Circuit Neuroscience

Podcast: David Anderson on Social Behaviors & Career Pivots

Jami L. Milton | July 19, 2018

There’s been a predominant view in neuroscience that behaviors like aggression in mice are hard-wired in the brain, especially in deep brain structures such as the…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in June 2018

Jami L. Milton | July 6, 2018

June was a hot month for neural circuit research papers! Check out our list of the neural circuit research studies from last month that really impact our understanding…

Hippocampal neurogenesis confers stress resilience

From Beginner to Brilliant with Inscopix

Caitlin Vander Weele | June 22, 2018

One of the first weeks in my PhD lab, miniature microscope inventor Dr. Mark Schnitzer came to show us his dazzling new advancement for in vivo calcium imaging of brain…

In vivo calcium imaging of brain circuits

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in May 2018

Jami L. Milton | June 1, 2018

Unbelievably, June is here, which means we have a bountiful crop of must-read neural circuit papers from May. Below, I’ve listed those that stood out based on relevance…

Podcast: Christof Koch on Consciousness, Team Science & The Future of Brain Research

Jami L. Milton | May 29, 2018

Just about everything we do affects our conscious, felt experience, from what we choose to consume to where we choose to spend our time. In this podcast, Christof talks…

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