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May 23 2017 4:00 pm

Genetics and Development Departmental Spring Seminar Series

Understanding the role of essential DNA repair proteins in vertebrate DNA replication" with Vincenzo Costanzo, ...

May 20 2017 1:00 pm

Saturday Science: Make a Memory!

At May's Saturday Science, our theme is "Make a Memory." Come and be curious, play, and learn about your brain ...

May 19 2017 12:00 pm

Genetics & Development Department Students and Postdoctoral Fellows Friday Seminar Series

FLIRTing with worm embryos to perturb protein function in time and space," with Sophia Madeleine Hirsch.

Apr 25 2017 6:30 pm

The Neuroscience of Movement

Thomas M. Jessell, codirector of Columbia's Zuckerman Institute, has examined the mechanisms that control the ...

Flourescent image of motor neurons by the Jessell Lab
Mar 18 2017 1:00 pm

Saturday Science: What Makes a Sense?

At March's Saturday Science, our theme is What Makes a Sense? Come and be curious, play, and learn about your ...

child learns about the brain at recent saturday science
Feb 11 2017 1:00 pm

Saturday Science: Meet the Brain

Students, families and community groups join scientists in the Zuckerman Institute’s Education Lab to ...

Feb 8 2017 6:30 pm

How Do Early Life Experiences Shape Behavior?

How does the environment achieve such enduring effects? Frances Champagne explores the molecular pathways ...

Frances Champagne, PhD
Nov 10 2016 6:30 pm

Can Children Save the Lives of Their Parents in the Throes of Stroke?

Olajide Williams will describe a novel intervention called "Hip Hop Stroke" that targets inner city children ...

Olajide Williams, MD with a group of energetic and excited kids
Sep 19 2016 6:30 pm

Hope in the Face of Fear: 
Using Neuroscience to Transform Treatments for Anxiety and OCD

Helen Blair Simpson will describe how the latest neuroscience is transforming our understanding of and ...

helen blair simpson is an expert on OCD and anxiety disorders
Apr 6 2016 6:30 pm

Learning From Experience: How Our Brains Remember the Past and Shape Our Future

Daphna Shohamy’s research explores how different parts of the brain work together to support learning, what ...

Daphna Shohamy, PhD