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  • Sat 31st October 2015

    Publications - October 2015

    Publications from Primary Faculty Members - October 2015 Hussain NK, Thomas GM, Luo J, Huganir RL. Regulation of AMPA receptor subunit GluA1 surface expression by PAK3 phosphorylation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 27;112(43):E5883-90. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1518382112. Epub 2015 Oct 12. Lin CC, Potter CJ. Re-Classification of Drosophila melanogaster Trichoid and Intermediate Sensilla Using Fluorescence-Guided Single Sensillum Recording. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 2;10(10):e0139675...

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  • Fri 30th October 2015

    Brain training: Researchers at Johns Hopkins solve puzzle of how we learn

    Study sheds light on relationship between stimuli and delayed rewards, explaining why Pavlov's dogs learned to drool when they heard a bell. More than a century ago, Pavlov figured out that dogs fed after hearing a bell eventually began to salivate when they heard the ring. A Johns Hopkins University-led research team has now figured out a key aspect of why. In an article published in the journal Neuron, Johns Hopkins neuroscientist Alfredo Kirkwood settles a mystery of neurology that has ...

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  • Sat 3rd October 2015

    Jeremiah Cohen Finalist for 2015 Eppendorf Prize

    Dopamine and serotonin signals for reward across time scales Jeremiah Y. Cohen Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Brain Science Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA.  *E-mail: Science 2 October 2015:  Vol. 350  no. 6256  pp. 47-48   DOI: 10.1126/science.aad3003  •Essays on Science and Society It is one of the peculiar features of most modern neurophysiology that the experime...

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  • Fri 2nd October 2015

    The Kavli Foundation announces $100 million commitment to Brain Research

    A Roundtable with the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute By integrating neuroscience, engineering and data science, the new Kavli Institute at Johns Hopkins University aims to fuel new discoveries about how the brain functions. NEUROSCIENTISTS TODAY ARE WIELDING ever-more-powerful tools for understanding the mysteries of the  brain. A suite of new approaches is allowing researchers to listen in on brain activity and to measure the molecular, cellular, and structural changes that under...

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