Have you ever wondered whether or not certain less genotypical traits such as mental illness, anxiety, or PTSD can have intergenerational effects? Deputy Editor Vivian Zhou is a Neuro major, so it was only appropriate that she went to cover the symposium on this topic.
Earlier this evening, Columbia University announced the removal of Dr. Thomas Jessell, a prominent professor in the Departments of Neuroscience and Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, as reported by the New York Times. Dr. Jessell is a renowned neuroscientist; his accolades include the Canada Gairdner International Award in 2012, the Kavli Prize for Neuroscience in 2008, and membership in […]
The Columbia Neuroscience Society will be having a research symposium today from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Satow Room, and there will be food (of the free variety). If you’re looking to find some potential research opportunities (not just in the Neuroscience Department) or looking for brain food lunch, stop by! Things got really out […]
Columbia scientists take no vacations! Defying conventional medical technology, one Columbia engineer has decided to build his way out of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa. The mChip, now passing its fourth year of testing, aims to deliver the diagnostic capabilities of a full-fledged lab to patients on a hundred-dollar chip. In case that’s not impressive, […]
Manhattanville’s first installment, the Mind, Brain and Behavior Initiative, is rolling full steam ahead, and they’ve put together this new and exciting video to tell you about it. The building itself will be called the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, and it’s supposed to be done by 2015, by which time there should also be […]