Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience

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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. 

Recent News & Events

Grant Award | BRAIN Initiative - Dr. Jose Pena
Dr. Jose Pena and collaborators were awarded a BRAIN award for the following project: "From Microscale Structure to Population Coding of Normal and Learned Behavior."...more

Publication | Dr. Pablo Castillo
Pablo Castillo, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues identified a novel form of LTP in which synaptic strengthening depends on the presynaptic neuron (which releases the neurotransmitter into the synapse) rather than on the postsynaptic neuron (which receives the neurotransmitter). This form of LTP may be involved in learning as well as the neuronal excitation that causes temporal lobe epilepsy. The researchers reported their findings online on August 16 in Neuron. Dr. Castillo is professor in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience and of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, as well as the Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Neuroscience....more

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