The Abdus-Saboor lab recently published a study in Cell that demonstrates an important, specific role for sensory neurons in the skin in communicating rewarding physical touch to the brain.
The Black Undergraduate Mentorship Program in Biological Sciences ("BUMP Biology”) recently held its first dedicated research symposium in the Education Lab of Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute. A cur
Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor and his team were selected for a prestigious Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Science Diversity Leadership Award for his project Uncovering Peripheral and Central Neural Circuits for Inflammatory Pain.
Over the past two years, three new lab spaces on the seventh floor have been renovated for new faculty in the department.
By Paige Wilson, Photo by Paige Wilson
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.
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