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  • Okihide Hikosaka delivers inaugural Phillip Sharp Lecture in Neural Circuits on March 1, 2012.

    Dr. Okihide Hikosaka: 2012 Sharp Lecture in Neural Circuits

    The inaugural Sharp Lecture was given on March 1, 2012 by Okihide Hikosaka of the NIH, a leading expert on brain mechanisms of motivation and learning.
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    Video Profile: Michale Fee

    Michale Fee, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, studies birdsong in order to understand how the brain learns and generates complex sequences of behavior.…

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    Video Profile: Yingxi Lin

    Yingxi Lin, a member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, uses molecular, genetic, and electrophysiological methods to understand how inhibitory circuits form within the brain, and how they are shaped by activity and experience.…

  • Ann Graybiel in the lab with technical associate Jannifer Lee (right) and undergraduate Lauren Quisenberry.
  • Feng Zhang in his laboratory with graduate student Silvana Konermann. Photo: Justin Knight
  • 2011 Scolnick Prize Lecture: Bruce S. McEwen

    The 2011 Scolnick Prize in Neurosciece was awarded to Dr. Bruce McEwen for his contributions to understanding how hormones affect the brain. Dr. McEwen gave his prize lecture, entitled, “Sex, Stress, and the Brain: Hormone actions…

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    Video Profile: Nancy Kanwisher

    Nancy Kanwisher, a founding member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research, uses brain imaging to learn about the organization of the mind.…

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    A Light Switch for Neurons: Ed Boyden at TED2011

    In this talk presented at the 2011 TED conference, Ed Boyden describes a radical new technology for controlling brain activity with light.
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    Patricia and James Poitras ’63

    The Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research was founded through a $20M commitment to the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT from Patricia and James Poitras ‘63.
  • Graybiel in her lab with research scientist Jill Crittenden. Photo: Justin Knight

    Video Profile: Ann Graybiel

    Ann Graybiel studies the basal ganglia, forebrain structures that are profoundly important for normal brain function but are also implicated in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, obsessive-compulsive disorder,…

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