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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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- Peace Corps – Around the World Event 12:30pm
- 2nd Annual Silas Peirce Lecture: "The Silent Sex: Gender, Deliberation and Institutions"6:00pm
- Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin7:00pm
- Student Composers Concert8:00pm
Tali Mendelberg, a Princeton University professor of politics, will discuss the consequences of certain rules, differing expectations faced by men and women, and how to elevate women’s participation and authority in political organizations. The lecture was established in honor of Silas Peirce, BU trustee and treasurer from 1911 to 1922. Metcalf Hall, George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave.; free and open to the public.
Grad Students to Groundbreakers
For more than 11 years, CAS and ENG prof Mark Grinstaff and the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in his Grinstaff Group have been combining their expertise in chemistry, pharmacology, and biomedical and mechanical engineering to tackle complicated medical challenges.
Imaging technology and better lubricants could slow the rush to joint replacement
Slow release of drugs along incision targets remaining tumor cells
Targeted method beats traditional chemo