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Tuesday, March 3rd

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Narayanan Bobby Kasthuri, assistant professor of anatomy and neurobiology, Boston University School of MedicineVideo:

Untangling the Connectome

MED's Bobby Kasthuri thinks a map of the human brain—the so-called connectome—could help explain how our brains develop from childhood and give deep insights into memory and consciousness. But there’s a problem: the map of one mouse brain would consume about two billion gigabytes of storage.

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BU has accepted all races, creeds, and sexes from its inception, but pandas may be a first for any institution of higher learning. This possible new student, flanked by Brian Lee (CAS’16) (left) and Kevin Chan (SMG’18), helps man a Ping-Pong game table at the Asian New Year Celebration at the GSU February 26. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi

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One Class, One Day

Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is a series of visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU.

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