Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience


The Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience hosts weekly seminars, works-in-progress, and journal club sessions aimed at provoking discourse, reflection and further direction of study based upon ongoing discoveries in the field. 

Event Calendar

Recent News & Events

Event | Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Bronx Zoo Walk
Members, friends and family of the Neuroscience Department will be walking and fundraising in the Dystance4Dystonia Bronx Zoo Walk, being held on October 4th, 2015 at the Bronx Zoo. Participants should enter via the Southern Blvd gate. Registration begins at 8:00AM, while the event begins at 9:30AM. For more information about Dystonia, click here....more

Publication | Drs. Scott Emmons and David Hall
Drs. Scott EmmonsDavid Hall and colleagues have co-authored a feature article for the upcoming "Neuro Special" issue of Nature, Sammut et al. “Glia-derived neurons are required for sex-specific learning in C. elegans.”...more

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