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Zuckerman Institute in the News

Columbia's Zuckerman Institute is regularly featured in influential news outlets around the world. We invite you to browse a selection of recent news coverage below.

Above: Zuckerman Institute Principal Investigator Rudy Behnia, PhD, being interviewed on camera.

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Learning & Memory November 12, 2021

Neuroscientist Explains Memory in 5 Levels of Difficulty

What is memory? Our own Daphna Shohamy, PhD, discusses memory with five people, from a 7-year-old to a fellow professor.

Disease October 21, 2021

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor interviewed on Neuron

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD, talks about the importance of collaboration, humanity and diversity in science.

Learning & Memory October 12, 2021

Ada Lovelace Day 2021: Navigating a career in STEM

An interview with Jacqueline Gottlieb, PhD.

Learning & Memory September 20, 2021

Untangling Transgenerational Trauma

Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, is one of Popular Science's Brilliant 10: The most innovative up-and-coming minds in science.

Why understanding inherited trauma is critical, and what it means for our kids

Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, talks about her work on inherited trauma with The Washington Post.

Evolution July 15, 2021

My Daughter’s First Pet—the Next Big Model Organism?

Andrés Bendesky, PhD, betta fish genome sequencing study featured on The Scientist.

Evolution July 9, 2021

Did a Cuttlefish Write This?

Tessa Montague, PhD talks to the New York Times about her fascination with cuttlefish and their surprising cognitive abilities.

The Senses June 9, 2021

Neuroscientists Have Discovered a Phenomenon That They Can’t Explain

Carl Schoonover, PhD, and Andrew Fink, PhD, discuss their latest research in The Atlantic

Evolution May 14, 2021

The 1,000-Year Secret That Made Betta Fish Beautiful

Andres Bendesky, PhD, work on betta-fish genetic sequencing featured on the New York Times.

Evolution May 14, 2021

The Surprise Hiding in the DNA of Pet Fish

Andres Bendesky, PhD, interviewed about his work on betta-fish domestication.