Neuroscience Research

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By Vishal Patel
August 6, 2020

Authors developed the open-source ToneBox tool, which allows both novice and expert behaviorists to automatically test hundreds of mice simultaneously on different behavioral tasks.

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By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
July 30, 2020

Parley Belsey and Eric Yttri tell the story about how they created a highly customizable, low cost and reproducible open-source behavior training platform for studying motor control, decision-making, and reaching reaction time in rodents.

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By SfN Staff
July 16, 2020

See the most-shared articles of May/June 2020; Volume 7, Issue 3

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By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
July 9, 2020

Authors report a viable chaperone-based strategy for reversing the synaptic vesicle trafficking defects associated with excess α-synuclein, which may be of value for improving synaptic function in Parkinson’s disease and other synucleinopathies.

Heterogeneity of neuronal cell bodies of sensory nerves within the vagal ganglia.
By SfN Staff
June 25, 2020

Heterogeneity of neuronal cell bodies of sensory nerves within the vagal ganglia.

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By Nicole Amberg and Robert Beattie
June 18, 2020

Authors examined the reliability of using Cre-induced recombination of one gene to predict recombination in another gene at the single-cell level in adult hippocampal neural stem and progenitor cells.

Drs. Alexandra Castillo-Ruiz and Nancy Forger sitting in their lab.
By Rosalind S.E. Carney, DPhil
June 11, 2020

Alexandra Castillo-Ruiz and Nancy Forger tell the story about their eNeuro paper that sheds light on the long-standing question of what controls the timing and magnitude of developmental neuronal cell death.

By Mariella Bodemeier Loayza Careaga, PhD
May 14, 2020

Authors explored the role of the Bed Nucleus of the Stria Terminalis in the reinstatement and renewal of fear—two forms of fear relapse that are differentially triggered by stress.

By SfN Staff
May 7, 2020

See the most-shared articles of March/April 2020; Volume 7, Issue 2

Motor Neurons in the ventral horn of the spinal cord of an ALS mouse model.
By SfN Staff
April 30, 2020

Motor Neurons in the ventral horn of the spinal cord of an ALS mouse model.