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Combining in vivo genetic perturbation with CRISPR screening

Tuesday, 07 August 2018

An interview with Dr Randall Platt, Professur Biologisches Engineering, ETH Zurich, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Recent progress in genome editing has provided a suite of technologies enabling the rapid and flexible testing of molecular hypotheses for connecting genotype to phenotype in meaningful model systems. In the following interview, Dr Randall Platt outlines the impact of […]

Restoring neuronal circuit activities in Alzheimer’s

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

An interview with Dr Marc Aurel Busche, Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) With an aging population and no effective treatments, there is a real urgency to better understand Alzheimer’s disease. In the following interview, Dr Marc Aurel Busche outlines how his research on altered neuronal circuit function […]

History and future of systems neuroscience

Tuesday, 24 July 2018

An interview with Professor Larry Swanson, University of Southern California, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) ‘Systems neuroscience needs a conceptual framework’ this was the overarching vision given by Professor Larry Swanson at his recent seminar at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, where he also gave the inaugural ‘Foundations in Neuroscience’ lecture on the history of […]