Dr. Ashley Ingiosi Talk About Biology of Brain While Sleeping

A postdoctoral researcher in Marcos Frank's lab, she discusses her work examining astroglial biology in sleep and sleep…

Sushmitha Gururaj | September 29, 2020

Recent breakthroughs in optical-based imaging in nonhuman primates promise to fundamentally advance our understanding of brain…

Jonathan Nassi and Eric Trautmann | June 17, 2021

Since this is my first blog post, I think a brief introduction is in order! I am currently the Director of Translational Science…

Jonathan Nassi | April 28, 2020
Enabling Circuit-Level Functional Readouts

Believe it or not, this post was on our editorial calendar way back in January, and not even in our wildest imagination had we…

Sushmitha Gururaj | March 31, 2020

We're two months into 2020 and our beloved circuit neuroscience community has already served up so many treats that we're…

Sushmitha Gururaj | March 2, 2020

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in August 2017

For August, we selected 10 papers that cover the circuit mechanisms involved in a full spectrum of behaviors, including feeding, moving, sleeping, socializing,…

Jami L. Milton | September 1, 2017
Specific neuronal populations in freely moving mice

Hidden deep in the brain, a map that guides animals' movements

New research has revealed that deep in the brain, in a structure called striatum, all possible movements that an animal can do are represented in a map of neural…

Anne Holden | August 30, 2017
Hidden deep in the brain, a map that guides animals' movements

Carla Shatz on Her Groundbreaking Neuroscience Research and Science Communication

Have you ever asked yourself, “I have two eyes, so why don’t I see double all the time?” The answer is nothing short of a miracle. Our brains somehow wire up in a…

Jami L. Milton | August 23, 2017

Distinct Neural Circuits Mediate Memory Recall and Retrieval

When we have a new experience, the memory of that event is stored in a neural circuit that connects several parts of the hippocampus and other brain structures. Each…

Anne Trafton | August 17, 2017

Must-Read Neural Circuit Papers in July 2017

The summer is nearing the end (unbelievably!), and we have a new list of neural circuit papers published in July. What is the criteria for the papers that make this list…

Jami L. Milton | August 1, 2017

The Loss of a Neuroscience Giant: Howard Eichenbaum

We are saddened by the passing of a titan in neuroscience, Professor Howard Eichenbaum (read BU obituary here). Howard was a kind and courageous scientist who had a…

Jami L. Milton | July 24, 2017

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