‘Anxiety Cells’ Identified in the Brain’s Hippocampus

January, 31 2018

Columbia and UCSF neuroscientists have found, in mice, that certain cells fire when the animal is anxious, triggering anxiety-related behaviors

Carol Mason, PhD, recipient of the 2017 Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award

November, 11 2017

The Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding career achievements in neuroscience and who has significantly promoted the professional advancement of women in neuroscience.

Ethical Guidelines for Neurotechnologies and AI

November, 10 2017

Dr. Rafael Yuste and his collaborators consider the ethical priorites for neurotechnology and artificial intelligence in this Nature article.

Professor Darcy B. Kelley to be inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 7th

September, 27 2017

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1870 and is one of the oldest learned societies in United States. It is devoted to the advancement and study of key societal, scientific, and intellectual issues and serves the nation as a champion of scholarship, civil dialogue, and useful knowledge. Dr. Kelley will join other Biological Sciences faculty members - Martin Chalfie, Iva Greenwald, James Manley and Carol Prives - in the Academy