Navigation Links
Stanford and MIT scientists win Perl-UNC Neuroscience prize
Date:4/25/2012

ssociated with particular behaviors and to determine how the activity of groups of neurons can influence brain functions.

Optogenetic technique application has already led to major breakthroughs in learning and memory research and increased our understanding of several neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Dr. Edward R. Perl is Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of cell and molecular physiology at UNC School of Medicine. Perl's work in pain mechanisms has been highly influential. Thirty years ago, he was the first to prove that a particular class of nerve cells (now called nociceptors) responds exclusively to stimuli that are perceived as painful. These cells now are targets of intensive efforts to find drugs that block their function.

Dr. Deisseroth will visit UNC on May 14 to receive a share of the prize from William Roper, Dean of the UNC School of Medicine, and present a lecture. Drs. Boyden and Zhang will visit UNC on September 20 to receive their shares of the prize and present lectures.


'/>"/>
Contact: Les Lang
llang@med.unc.edu
919-966-9366
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Climate change may create price volatility in the corn market, say Stanford and Purdue researchers
2. Keck award enables Carnegie Mellon and Stanford to dramatically expand crowdsourced RNA design
3. Stanford scientists develop gene therapy approach to grow blood vessels in ischemic limbs
4. Stanford scientist to discuss the challenges and opportunities of carbon sequestration at AAAS
5. JoVE partners with Stanford University for Medicine X Conference
6. AGU meeting: Stanford scientists subject rocks to hellish conditions to combat global warming
7. Squid mystery in Mexican waters unraveled by Stanford biologist and a class of students
8. OpenSim open-source software from Stanford accurately models human motion
9. Gene variation predicts rate of age-related decline in mental performance, Stanford study
10. Stanford researchers examine impact of green politics on recent national elections
11. Stanford Precourt Institute and TomKat Center award energy research grants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Stanford and MIT scientists win Perl-UNC Neuroscience prize
(Date:8/28/2014)... identified a handful of bacterial culprits that may drive ... ulcerative colitis, using patients, own intestinal immune responses as ... in the journal Cell . , Trillions of ... a critical role in the development and progression of ... of bacterial species affect a person,s susceptibility to IBD ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Minn. A Mayo Clinic researcher and his collaborators ... up and enhance the process of re-engineering cells for ... uses network biology methods to aid stem cell engineering. ... engineering are described in two back-to-back papers in the ... a broad range of uses for all types of ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... DENVER , Aug. 28, 2014  Privacy Advocate ... (EFF), Jennifer Lynch , joins the lineup of ... the second annual Biometrics UnPlugged Executive Summit in ... Previously announced speakers include Steven Rahman, Director, ... President, Public Sector at Experian. The theme of this ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Yale study identifies possible bacterial drivers of IBD 2New tool aids stem cell engineering for medical research 2Biometrics UnPlugged Welcomes the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jennifer Lynch to the Mobility at the Crossroads of Commerce and Privacy Summit 2
... international research scholar in Israel has discovered one reason ... , Emanuel Hanski, a microbiologist at Hebrew University ... of Group A Streptococcus is due in part to ... The findings, published in the October 4, 2006, issue ...
... flies introduced to control red imported fire ants have ... Texas since the flies' introduction in 1999, researchers at ... new flytraps they developed. , Researchers at the Brackenridge ... parasitic flies, originally from Brazil and Argentina, to control ...
... since 1984, the overall risk for most transfusion-transmitted ... September 28 issue of the New England Journal ... at McMaster University, and medical director, Canadian Blood ... of Ottawa, puts into perspective the continuing risk ...
Cached Biology News:Solved: The mystery of flesh-eating bacteria's relentless attack 2Solved: The mystery of flesh-eating bacteria's relentless attack 3Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas 2Fire ant-attacking fly spreading rapidly in Texas 3Blood transfusion-transmitted infections: A global perspective 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ... Colorado next month for SPIE Laser Damage 2014 ... on optical materials for high-power lasers will run 14-17 ... international society for optics and photonics . , The ... key for understanding laser damage to optical materials will ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... August 28, 2014 Earlier this month, ... in partnership with the U.S. Air Force on ... The results indicated that this type of fuel made ... and will be important to America’s Eco friendly future. ... has a mandate to become independent of foreign oil ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... products, Pipette.com is offering a promotion for ... enables Pipette.com customers to purchase the highest quality ... Centrifuge Tubes are ideal for customers doing chemical, ... benefit lab technicians who are not regularly able ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Varian Medical ... expand its current Salt Lake City manufacturing facility and ... of Utah to ultimately create 1,000 new full time ... , “Utah is home to hardworking people with ... be credited with Varian’s success in the manufacturing of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Laser Damage to Draw Researchers, Engineers, Scientists to 46th Annual Conference 2Laser Damage to Draw Researchers, Engineers, Scientists to 46th Annual Conference 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 2Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 3Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 4Can Small Farmers and a New Seed Based Biofuel “Green” the World? Major Universities and Even the U.S. Air Force Seem to Think So 5Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 2Eppendorf Safe Lock Centrifuge Tube Promotion Now Available at Major Pipette Distributor Pipette.com 3Varian Medical Systems Groundbreaking on Facility Expansion Triggers Influx of New Jobs to Salt Lake 2Varian Medical Systems Groundbreaking on Facility Expansion Triggers Influx of New Jobs to Salt Lake 3
... among those that will be presented by researchers from ... the American Physical Society meeting, March 10-14, 2008, at ... that the content of each talk is embargoed until ... of the research described below was funded by the ...
... Institute have created a road map that brings ... to realizing carbon nanotube interconnects, and alleviating the ... the potential of computer chips in everything from ... better understand and more precisely measure the key ...
... of PDL BioPharma,s Antibody Manufacturing ... Facility has Closed., ... (OMX: GEN) and PDL BioPharma, Inc.,(Nasdaq: PDLI ) today announced ... PDL,s antibody manufacturing,facility located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA for USD ...
Cached Biology Technology:News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting 2News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting 3News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting 4News from the March 2008 American Physical Society Meeting 5Carbon nanotubes outperform copper nanowires as interconnects 2Carbon nanotubes outperform copper nanowires as interconnects 3Genmab and PDL BioPharma Close Sale of Antibody Manufacturing Facility 2
ROCK-1 (cleaved) Monoclonal Ab 100 ug purified mouse monoclonal antibody. Clone# 12M03. Reacts with human. Tested in Western blot analysis....
Spastin (Sp 3G11/1)...
... MaV203 Competent Yeast Cells are designed for ... 1). S. cerevisiae strain MaV203 contains deletions ... for use with GAL4-based two-hybrid systems. The ... for selection of ProQuest bait and prey ...
...
Biology Products: