Lais Berro, PhD presents recent research demonstrating the anxiolytic, sedative and abuse-related effects of benzodiazepine drugs, and how they correlate with telemetry-based EEG recordings in a translational non-human primate model.
Optogenetic gene therapy holds great promise for healing blindness. Hulliger et. al. have developed a new promoter that effectively targets human ON bipolar cells. This is an important step towards clinical applications of optogenetic gene therapy for restoring vision.
Julio Ayala, PhD and Matthew Robinson, PhD share their research focusing on feeding behavior in mice and the effects of stress and exercise on metabolism. They will discuss neuronal activity and high-fat diets as well as mitochondrial remodeling and exercise training in mouse models of obesity.
Mark Nielsen discusses the evolutionary and developmental patterns that clarify the structural organization of the peripheral nervous system. This is the second webinar in a 4-part series on how science education has evolved in the face of new challenges.