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Defining internal tuning-curves for neuronal codes of space

Thursday, 31 January 2019

An interview with Dr Alon Rubin conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) The final Emerging Neuroscientists Seminar Series (ENSS) of 2018 was given by Dr Alon Rubin, a postdoctoral researcher at the Weizmann Institute of Science. I caught up with Dr Rubin to find out more about his research on the internal structure of neuronal […]

Understanding sensorimotor circuits

Monday, 14 January 2019

An interview with James Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Group Leader at Janelia, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Finding order in the immense complexity of neuronal networks in the brain is one of the central challenges of neuroscience. In the following interview, James Fitzgerald outlines how his lab is tackling this problem to understand sensorimotor circuits implementing […]

Tackling the hard questions of neuroscience

Wednesday, 02 January 2019

An interview with Professor Daniel Dennett, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) What happens in the brain up to the moment of consciousness? This is a question that scientists and philosophers have pondered for centuries. But what if this specific formulation of the problem has hindered our progress? Professor Daniel Dennett, who delivered the SWC […]