Professor Larry Chasin recently retired after more than five decades of research and teaching in the Department of Biological Sciences.
Image credit: Eliza Jaeger
The Tosches lab published an exciting new paper in Science on the organization of the salamander brain, with important implications for the evolution of the brain in vertebrates.
In a collaboration with German director Werner Herzog, Yuste’s documentary, named “Theater of Thought”, is a detailed look into the function of the brain and the ethics, promises and risks of emerging neurotechnologies.
Seven recent Columbia College graduates from the Department of Biological Sciences were awarded prestigious NSF graduate research fellowships.
In a new paper for Nature Communications, the Tomer lab has introduced their novel “brain-in-a-dish” 3D cell culture technique.
by Brittany Bistis
The department is pleased to congratulate Dr. Maria Tosches on being awarded the 2022 EMBL John Kendrew Young Scientist Award for “her original contributions to the field of brain evolution.”
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