Airdate: Tuesday, October 6, 2020  Season: 7  Episode: 19

Guests: Carl Petersen, Alexei Verkhratsky


This episode of #ExpertAnswers features Dr. Carl Petersen and Alexei Verkhratsky, who joined us for a recent webinar to discuss astrocyte-mediated homeostatic control of the central nervous system, and how optical and 2-photon microscopy can be used for functional neuroimaging. Dr. Petersen is Director of the EPFL Brain Mind Institute, with the goal to promote quantitative multidisciplinary research into neural structure, function, computation and therapy through technological advances. Dr. Verkhratsky is a professor of Neurophysiology at University of Manchester, and is an internationally renowned scholar in the field of cellular neurophysiology.

For more information or to watch the webinar, click here.

Associated Webinar: The Brain as a Whole: Executive Neurons and Sustaining Homeostatic Glia

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