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Studying neuron polarity with microfluidic chambers (Pamela Yao, NIA)
Probing thermosensation with tarantula toxins (Kenton Swartz, NINDS)
Genetically targeting CA2 in hippocampus (Serena Dudek, NIEHS)
A neural substrate for color preference in the fly (Chi-Hon Lee, NICHD)

About Neuroscience @ NIH

The NIH is home to one of the largest neuroscience research centers in the world. Over 150 laboratories, originating from eleven different Institutes, conduct research in the basic, translational, and clinical neurosciences. Through scientific collaboration, Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Programs, jointly sponsored Seminar Series and Special Interest Groups, scientists at NIH contribute to a vital and growing neuroscience research community. This website represents an inter-institute effort to convey, on an NIH wide basis, the research being conducted in the neurosciences. The specific areas of neuroscience research represented within this site range over a broad spectrum within the biological sciences including biophysics, molecular and cellular neurobiology, synapses and circuits, neuronal development, integrative neuroscience, brain imaging and both neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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NIH Neuroscience Series

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    Monday, February 1, 2021
    Immune Origins of Sex Differences in the Brain
    Margaret McCarthy , Ph.D.
    Location: Remote/Virtual
    Host: Dr. Harry Burgess
  • broadcast
    Monday, February 8, 2021
    The Structural and Chemical Biology of Protein Palmitoylation
    Anirban Banerjee , Ph.D.
    Location: Remote/Virtual
    Host: Dr. Chris McBain
  • broadcast
    Monday, February 22, 2021
    Genetic dissection of cortical circuits: from cell types to motor control
    Josh Huang , Ph.D.
    Location: Remote/Virtual
    Host: Tim Petros
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    Monday, March 1, 2021
    Neurobiology of inference
    Mehrdad Jazayeri , Ph.D.
    Location: Remote/Virtual
    Host: Arash Afraz