Northwestern University

Sep
15
Fri 12:00 PM

"Integration of new hippocampal neurons in the adult brain"

When: Friday, September 15, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Ward Building, 5-230, 303 E. Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Donna Daviston   312.503.1687

Group: Department of Physiology Seminars

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The department of Physiology welcomes Shaoyu Ge, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor, with the department of Neurobiology and Behavior at SUNY Stony Brook

Abstract: The adult hippocampus continuously receives newborn dentate granule cells. In the past decade, several groups including mine have been looking into how the structural and functional integration of these newborn cells occurs in a relatively stable brain circuits. In this presentation, I will deliver some new evidence that my laboratory recently collected, showing who coordinates the rate of the number of new cells to be added and some possible underlying mechanisms.

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