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Exciting updates from the miniscope team led by Tycho Hoogland
05
Nov
2018

Exciting updates from the miniscope team led by Tycho Hoogland

Miniaturized fluorescence microscopes, or so-called 'miniscopes' have enabled the measurement of population activity in the brain with cellular resolution in freely behaving animals opening up the possibility to study how sleep, anxiety and navigation are...
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NWO GROOT grant for brain imaging center CUBE
29
Oct
2018

NWO GROOT grant for brain imaging center CUBE

NWO has approved an application for the Center for Ultrasound Brain Imaging at Erasmus MC (CUBE) and awarded nearly 2.5 million euros for the realization of this new center. Understanding the brain is one of the largest challenges science is facing today....
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2 postdoctoral grants for the Schonewille lab!
28
Oct
2018

2 postdoctoral grants for the Schonewille lab!

Two postdoctoral researchers from the Schonewille lab have been awarded prestigious grants this year! Catarina Osorio was awarded a ZonMw Off-Road fellowship and Joshua White secured a Veni NWO grantOsorio's project: The cerebellum, also known as “...
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Cerebellum and cortex talk to each other to coordinate movements. Nature paper from Gao lab!
28
Oct
2018

Cerebellum and cortex talk to each other to coordinate movements. Nature paper from Gao lab!

Persistent and ramping neural activity in the frontal cortex anticipates specific movements. Preparatory activity is distributed across several brain regions but it is unclear which brain areas are involved and how this activity is mediated by multi-regio...
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Can the cerebellum control social behavior? eLife paper from Badura lab!
28
Oct
2018

Can the cerebellum control social behavior? eLife paper from Badura lab!

Cognitive and social capacities require postnatal experience, yet the pathways by which experience guides development are unknown. In the paper published recently in eLife, Aleksandra Badura and colleagues show that the normal development of motor and non...
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