• Hang Lu Wins NSF NeuroNex Award - part of NSF's Understanding the Brain program

  • See Cosmos in the Cranium: GT Research Horizons

  • Lena Ting and Young-Hui Chang are finding out "Why Flamingos Are More Stable on One Leg Than Two"

  • Lena Ting received the Emory School of Medicine "Hidden Gem Award." Take a look!

  • A recent article from the Dana Foundation featuring Lewis Wheaton on neural plasticity for prosthetic devices users

  • One of BME's newest faculty members, Chethan Pandarinath is building on his post doc work at Stanford to develop brain-machine interfaces that restore more natural control of external devices

  • Neuromodulation & Synaptic Control: Modern Tools & Applications

  • Rob Butera and Yogi Patel have developed an implanted device that electrically stimulates the vagus nerve to inhibit unwanted nerve activity in a targeted manner

  • Annabelle Singer's recently published paper (Nature) is gaining attention for a new approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s—changing neural activity, rather than delivering drugs or chemicals

  • Craig Forest's Robotic Cleaning Technique Could Automate Neuroscience Research

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25
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“A Unifying Framework for Decision Making and Movement Control” - Alaa Ahmed, Ph.D. - University of Colorado, Boulder

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Oct
2
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"The Neural Circuits Underlying Short-term Memory" - Karel Svoboda, Ph.D., Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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16
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“After the Ice Bucket: Thawing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis with Predictive Medicine” - Cassie Mitchell, Ph.D., Georgia Tech

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23
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"Scene Recognition: How and Why?" - Danny Dilks, Ph.D., Emory University

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Oct
30
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"The Self-Repairing Brain: Mechanisms Underlying Plasticity in Sensory Pathways?" - Sarah Pallas, Ph.D., Georgia State University

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Nov
6
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“How a Fly Sees the World: Optogenetics, Systems ID, and Optophysiology of Visual Flight Control in Drosophila” - Mark Frye, Ph.D., University of California

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27
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“Social Information Processing and Learning in Rodents” - Robert Liu, Ph.D., Emory University

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Sep
22
2017
"Low-dimensional Dynamic Encoding in Prefrontal Cortex during Decision-making"
Monday
Sep
18
2017
“Light: A Powerful Tool for Brain Monitoring” - Erin Buckley, Ph.D. - Emory University/Georgia Tech
Monday
Sep
11
2017
“Scene Recognition: How and Why?” - Danny Dilks, Ph.D. - Emory University
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May
10
2017
From Sensors to Big Data: Personalized & Population Health in the Digital Age
Monday
Apr
24
2017
"Cortical Circuits of Vision" - Massimo Scanziani, Ph.D. - University of California, San Francisco