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Twitter for Academics 101

Caitlin Vander Weele | May 15, 2018

Before starting graduate school in 2012, my fellow undergraduate researchers set me up with a Twitter account. Little did I know then, how much it would shape my PhD. If…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in April 2018

Jami L. Milton | May 1, 2018

For neural circuit papers published in April, we highlight two that uncover the neural basis of parental behavior. Another paper uses nVista technology to study time…

nVista technology to study time cells

Podcast: Krishna Shenoy and Brain-Machine Interfaces

Jami L. Milton | April 18, 2018

Interest in brain-machine interfaces (BMIs, also known as brain-computer interfaces) has surged in industry, with startups like CTRL-Labs, Mind-X and Neuralink seeking…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in March 2018

Jami L. Milton | April 2, 2018

Have you read these neuroscience papers related to neural circuits published in March 2018? These must-read research papers look at a breadth of behaviors, including the…

Encoding of danger by parabrachial CGRP neurons

Kay Tye on Neural Circuits of Emotions and Her Lab Philosophy

Jami L. Milton | March 20, 2018

Kay Tye, PhD, is a neuroscientist and Assistant Professor at MIT. Her cutting-edge science has garnered prestigious awards, including the McKnight Scholar Award from…

Kay Tye Lab

A Neural Mechanism for Switching between Sleep States

Kevin Chen | March 12, 2018

What is a dream? This is a question that has been asked by people for thousands of years. Dreams have played crucial roles in affecting individual’s behaviors and even…

Neural Mechanism for Switching between Sleep States

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in February 2018

Jami L. Milton | March 2, 2018

February brought a number of blockbuster papers related to neural circuit research, including two papers that applied Inscopix technology. The behaviors studied ranged…

Podcast: Dr. Cori Bargmann on Accelerating Breakthroughs in Biomedical Research

Jami L. Milton | February 27, 2018

For our latest podcast, we had the honor of interviewing one of the most influential leaders in biomedical research today, the President of Science at the Chan…

Blockbuster Study from Dr. Anatol Kreitzer’s Lab Sheds Light on Neural Circuit Mechanisms of Motor Learning

Dr. Pushkar Joshi | February 20, 2018

At Inscopix, we take immense pride in the scientific success of our community members. Recently, we had the privilege of interviewing Dr. Anatol Kreitzer (Gladstone…

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in January 2018

Jami L. Milton | February 2, 2018

It’s the first must-read list for neural circuit research articles in 2018, and the line-up of papers include work on circuits coding for movements to fear and anxiety.…

Dopamine neuron activity

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