Neuroscientist Emily Sylwestrak, Ph.D., is uncovering the molecular secrets of the habenula, a small brain structure that plays a role in addiction, depression, pain and sleep. Throughout her career, Sylwestrak has relied heavily on Allen Institute for Brain Science resources.
Want a crash course in computational neuroscience with the opportunity to carry out novel research projects on Allen Brain Observatory datasets? Apply now for the 2019 Summer Workshop on the Dynamic Brain, a two-week course at Friday Harbor Laboratories on San Juan Island, WA.
A new study profiled how all genes turn on and off in the human brain as it develops, from weeks after conception through to adulthood, and the role some of these genes may play in psychiatric and neurological diseases.
Stanford University’s Ivan Soltesz will visit the Allen Institute April 24 at 10:30 am to give a Distinguished Seminar. Click below to learn more and register. You can view the video from our most recent Distinguished Seminar Series speaker, Princeton University’s Sebastian Seung here.