Upcoming Events, Seminars and News

Mark your calendars:

April 28, 2014 Craig Stark, Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine

Pattern separation and the aging hippocampus.

Noon- 1:00 PM.  2 Cummington Mall, Room 109.

Lunch will be provided.

 May 5, 2014 John Lisman, Professor of Biology, Brandeis University.

Title to follow.

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NEWS:


In The Lab: Navigating with Grid Cells

A two-part series of interviews with Associate Director of BU’s Center for Memory and Brain Michael Hasselmo. In these videos, he discusses the function of “grid cells” and how they relate to spatial memory in the brains of rats. He then compares his lab’s findings with Israeli researchers doing similar studies with bats.

http://www.bu.edu/cas/in-the-lab-navigating-with-grid-cells/

YAKEEL T. QUIROZ, Ph.D.

CONGRATULATIONS To Yakeel for receiving the  Outstanding Dissertation Award from the National Academy of Neuropsychology!!!

 

Recruiting Tomorrow’s Women Scientists

Summer Pathways opens doors for female high school students

BU TODAY ARTICLE

 

BU Scholars Speak at Major Science Convention

AAAS Talks Include Dementia and Evolution

BU TODAY ARTICLE

Congratulations to Uri Eden for his new promotion and tenure!

BOSTONIA ARTICLE

Of Rats and Robots

Researchers hope to replicate the rodents’ location finding sense, then install it in robots

BOSTONIA ARTICLE

Inquiring Minds: Exercise and Mental Recall

Research says fit body makes for fitter memory

BU TODAY ARTICLE