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Monday Seminar, Upcoming Monday Seminars | Comments Off on Circuit analysis of posterior parietal function – 11/21/2016

Circuit analysis of posterior parietal function – 11/21/2016

Professor Rebecca Burwell Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences Brown University Abstract: Parahippocampal connections with posterior parietal cortex and the thalamus are well documented for the rodent and primate brains, but there are many open questions about the functions of these circuits. In the rodent brain, the postrhinal cortex, posterior parietal cortex , and […]

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Predicting How Genetic Mutations Can Cause Disease: Cardiac Arrhythmia as an Example – 12/5/2016

Saleet Jafri Krasnow Institute George Mason University Abstract: Understanding how genetic variation manifests itself as phenotype is major unanswered question in biology.  We explore this issue in the context of heart disease.  A certain class of cardiac arrhythmia results from defects in intracellular calcium dynamics.  Of these many can be attributed to genetic mutations in […]

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