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Sep 24 2021 | Stanford Medicine
Karl Deisseroth shares Lasker Award for research on microbial molecules behind optogenetics

Discoveries by Deisseroth and his two co-recipients regarding microbial light-activated molecules led to his development of a way to manipulate selected neurons in living animals to...
Sep 23 2021 | Stanford Report
Stanford University researchers who study three-dimensional structures of biological molecules, aggressive brain cancers and how to heal diseased hearts are among 33 scientists from 21 institutions announced as new Howard Hughes Medical...
Sep 14 2021 | Wu Tsai Neuro
A new wireless system for motion tracking and neural recording developed by the Brain Interfacing Laboratory at Stanford will allow neuroscientists to study a wider range of behavior than had previously been possible.
Sep 7 2021 | Wu Tsai Neuro
The idea that a drug could break through the brain's limitations to release our untapped potential has been fodder for many a science fiction tale, but a new study suggests this may not be as far-fetched as you might think. In fact, it could lead to new treatments for neurodegenerative conditions...
Sep 3 2021 | Stanford HAI
Liqun Luo discusses a new Science review on the architecture of neural circuits and its implications for artificial intelligence research.
Sep 2 2021
The Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute has awarded its fourth round of seed grants to five interdisciplinary teams of researchers studying important questions in neuroscience.
Sep 2 2021 | Stanford GSB
In this episode of the Think Fast, Talk Smart podcast from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, David Eagleman discusses ways to tap into our hardwired response to communication.
Aug 30 2021 | Stanford ChEM-H
Chemistry/Biology Interface (CBI) trainee Julieta Gomez-Frittelli of the Kaltschmidt lab on the gut’s nervous system and bringing her chemical engineering mind to a neuroscience lab.
Aug 27 2021 | Wu Tsai Neuro
On September 1, the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute officially launches the Neuroscience Preclinical Imaging Laboratory, a new shared facility for top-of-the-line magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of model organisms, housed in the Stanford Neurosciences Building.
Aug 13 2021 | Stanford Scope
I'm infamous in my household for being found with my head in the refrigerator, frozen as I wonder what it was I went to get. This doesn't seem to happen to my wife, who can keep five separate tasks running in her head without forgetting a thing. So I was interested to speak recently with Shaul...