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Annabelle Singer - Decoding Memory in Health and Alzheimer’s Disease

In this talk I will discuss how neural activity goes awry in Alzheimer’s disease, driving specific frequencies of neural activity recruits the brain’s immune system, and new methods to…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A month ago 4 views 0  

Michael Lemonick - How a Failed Astrophysics Major Became a Successful Science Writer

I knew from the time I was a very young child that I wanted to be an astronomer. The dream lasted until I got to college, where I learned to my dismay that I actually had no passion for doing what an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 8 views 0  

Zeb Rocklin - The Science of Origami

What kinds of shapes can you make by folding a sheet of paper? How strong can you make them, or how flexible? Although we've been folding paper for centuries, we're still discovering…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Months ago 16 views 0  

How the Universe Made the Elements in the Periodic Table - James Sowell

The creation of the elements in the universe took billions of years and required various processes.The first few minutes of the big bang produced only hydrogen (H) and helium (He). No new elements…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 3 Months ago 25 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Midwives, Housewives and Nationalism: Egypt in the Making of Colonial Medicine

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 12 views 0  

Hibba Abugideiri - Islamic Feminism: Speaking from Behind the Veil

Speaker Hibba Abugideri is an historian of postcolonial and Islamic feminism and women in the Middle East. Currently an assistant professor at Villanova University, she has published articles in…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 5 Months ago 7 views 0  

Elias Zerhouni - From Academia to Government to Industry: Lessons Learned

Elias Zerhouni, M.D., is the President, Global Research & Development, and a member of the Executive Committee for Sanofi. Dr. Zerhouni’s academic career was spent at the renowned Johns…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 6 Months ago 6 views 0  

Frank Rosenzweig - Emergence of Genetic Complexity in Clonal Populations Evolving in the Lab: Implications for Cancer and Chronic Infectious Disease

A bacterial population that initially consists of a single clone can evolve into a population teeming with many, whether or not the surrounding environment is structured, and whether or not resource…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 7 Months ago 7 views 0  

Testing Thousands of Nanoparticles In Vivo - James E. Dahlman

James Dahlman is a chemical and bioengineer whose work lies at the interface of nanotechnology, genomics, and gene editing. He studied in vivo gene editing at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT;…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 11 views 0  

Sex, Flies and Video: Communicating Science to the Public in Words and Images - James Gorman

Scientists and journalists have similar, but not identical interests in getting information about their work to the public in an appealing, but accurate way. James Gorman will draw on his experience…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 55 views 0  

Redrawing the Global Map of Drug Discovery Science: Hopes and Challenges in South Africa - Anne Pollock

Anne Pollock is an Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Culture in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, and is also the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Science,…

From  Kathryn Gentilello A year ago 11 views 0  

NNCI_REU_Convocation_Session_J_2:10pm_8/08/2017

Session J: Global Learning Center Room 222

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Learning Neural Crest Migration at the Interface of Cell and Extracellular Matrix - Shuyi Nie

Understanding how cells migrate during embryonic development: The fundamental question we are trying to answer is how the coordinated cell movements are regulated during animal development.…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 17 views 0  

Gene Based Neuromodulation - Nicholas Boulis

Over the last two decades, growing knowledge about the underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), as well as…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 14 views 0  

Sean Carroll - The Origin of the Universe and the Arrow of Time

One of the most obvious facts about the universe is that the past is different from the future. We can remember yesterday, but not tomorrow; we can turn an egg into an omelet, but can't turn an…

From  Kathryn Gentilello 2 Years ago 5 views 0