Topic: brain science

Electron microscope images show a slice of mouse retina (left) with different cells highlighted in different colors. Many images like this one can be used to construct a three-dimensional model (right) of these entwined cells, which forms part of a map illustrating the circuits in the retina.

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Brain science blooms at Brown

May 24, 2019 0 comments

David Berson ’75, chair of neuroscience, studies how information travels from the eye to the brain. One of his recent projects examines the spidery forms of cells in the retina at the back of the eye, reconstructing their shapes and interconnections at a very fine scale.

The Carney Institute for Brain Science’s new location above the University bookstore facilitates communication and collaboration. The faculty using the labs come from the neuroscience, engineering and CLPS departments.

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Carney Institute settles in above Brown bookstore

April 10, 2019 0 comments

About two months ago, the Carney Institute for Brain Science moved into its new home above the University’s bookstore, which provides new and improved collaborative spaces.