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In a fruit fly larva’s body wall, sensory cells detect gentle touch (green) and noxious stimuli (magenta) (credit: Samantha Galindo / Grueber lab / Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute)

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Tools & Technology December 8, 2022

Dr. Elizabeth Hillman named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Academy honors Dr. Hillman’s track record of creating and building powerful new imaging methods that open new windows on biology

News December 6, 2022

Meet Kimberly Hernandez Palacios

How did a PhD candidate connect students from underrepresented backgrounds to neuroscience? Meet Kimberly Hernandez Palacios, a PhD student at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute

News November 21, 2022

Giving Science a BUMP

The Black Undergraduate Mentorship Program sets the stage for more equitable representation

The Senses November 17, 2022

How do we see in 3D?


News November 10, 2022

Meet Zachary Sharaga

How did the owner of a coffee shop in a neuroscience institute help Ukraine overseas? Meet Zachary Sharaga, owner of Dear Mama

Growth & Development November 8, 2022

Mental Landscapes: Seeing in 3D

Study of albino mice illuminates how the neural circuitry of vision is established and how it can go wrong

Learning & Memory November 2, 2022

Columbia’s Zuckerman Institute Celebrates First Decade of Discovery

Showcase of research from experts on vision, memory and touch highlights progress and what’s to come

Movement October 10, 2022

Mental Landscapes: Fine-Tuning Movement

The brain has greater control over the motor neurons that move the body than previously thought possible, study in animals demonstrates

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