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  • imprinting | Newswire
    taste poisonous food they remember that experience for the rest of their life Their work is teasing apart the biological mechanisms that drive different types of learning More Tags behavior c elegans Cori Bargmann David Rockefeller Graduate Program imprinting Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior learning Memory neuroscience Xin Jin Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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  • Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior | Newswire
    the animal in the direction of the food source This discovery shows the worm brain may be more sophisticated in processing sensory information than previously realized More Tags c elegans Cori Bargmann Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior sensory processing March 12 2015 Science News Analysis of worm neurons suggests how a single stimulus can trigger different responses In experiments the state of a simple brain network determined the likelihood a worm would move toward a delicious smell or ignore it Scaled up to account for the more nuanced behaviors of humans the research may suggest ways in which our brains process competing motivations More Tags Andrew Gordus behavioral variability Cori Bargmann Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior network state neuroscience May 18 2011 Science News Genes help worms decide where to dine A recent study by Rockefeller University researchers identifies natural variations in several genes that help determine when and where microscopic C elegans worms feast The impact of the gene variants on the worms foraging behavior was the most significant in borderline decisions the researchers says when the bacteria available to eat were neither scarce nor plentiful More Tags Cori Bargmann Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior November

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  • learning | Newswire
    taste poisonous food they remember that experience for the rest of their life Their work is teasing apart the biological mechanisms that drive different types of learning More Tags behavior c elegans Cori Bargmann David Rockefeller Graduate Program imprinting Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior learning Memory neuroscience Xin Jin Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011

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  • Memory | Newswire
    Xin Jin August 24 2015 Science News Promising class of new cancer drugs causes memory loss in mice New research shows that a family of experimental cancer drugs can induce neurological changes in mice The findings underscore the need for more research to determine whether these compounds can enter the brain where they potentially might cause side effects such as memory loss More Tags BET inhibitor Brd4 cancer David Allis epigenetics Erica Korb genetics and genomics Memory neurosciences and behavior robert darnell December 23 2014 In the News In the News The Telegraph McEwen Senior moments could be coming to an end Professor Bruce McEwen of The Rockefeller University New York said By examining the neurological changes that occurred after Riluzole treatment we discovered one way in which the brain s ability to reorganise itself More Tags Bruce S McEwen Memory July 27 2009 Science News Acute stress improves working memory research suggests Stress is no fun Chronic stress can ruin your health But the body s response to troubling situations is not without benefit New research shows that after a brief encounter with a stressful scenario the resulting acute stress actually makes you smarter Or at least it improves

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  • neuroscience | Newswire
    competing motivations More Tags Andrew Gordus behavioral variability Cori Bargmann Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior network state neuroscience March 3 2015 Awards and Honors Charles Gilbert to receive Scolnick Prize for visual perception work The prize awarded by MIT s McGovern Institute honors outstanding achievements in neuroscience It recognizes Gilbert s work on visual perception and brain plasticity More Tags awards Charles Gilbert Laboratory of Neurobiology neuroscience Scolnick Prize visual perception December 3 2014 Science News Atomic level view provides new insight into translation of touch into nerve signals An ion channel responsible for dampening potentially painful sensations uses a never before seen mechanism to shut itself off A lipid from the nearby cellular membrane protrudes into the channel blocking it More Tags ion channel Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics neuroscience Roderick MacKinnon Stephen Brohawn structural biology touch TRAAK channel November 7 2014 Science News 3D deep imaging advance likely to drive new biological insights In a significant technical advance a team of neuroscientists at The Rockefeller University has devised a fast inexpensive imaging method for probing the molecular intricacies of large biological samples in three dimensions an achievement that could have far reaching implications in a wide array of basic biological investigations More Tags iDISCO imaging Laboratory of Brain Development and Repair Marc Tessier Lavigne neurobiology neuroscience October 9 2014 Science News Newly discovered brain cells explain a prosocial effect of oxytocin When activated by the love hormone oxytocin a class of star shaped neurons in the brain s cortex encourages female mice to take an interest in males but only when the females are in heat More Tags interneurons Miho Nakajima Nathaniel Heintz neuroscience oxytocin social behavior October 7 2014 Awards and Honors Rockefeller neurobiology lab is awarded first round BRAIN initiative grant Researchers are developing

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  • Xin Jin | Newswire
    worms taste poisonous food they remember that experience for the rest of their life Their work is teasing apart the biological mechanisms that drive different types of learning More Tags behavior c elegans Cori Bargmann David Rockefeller Graduate Program imprinting Laboratory of Neural Circuits and Behavior learning Memory neuroscience Xin Jin Search for Categories Science News Awards and Honors Campus News Grants Gifts Topics Video Archive 2015 2014 2013 2012

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  • Rockefeller University president Tessier-Lavigne chosen to lead Stanford University | Newswire
    partnerships with New York City s life sciences community and a state of the art campus extension underway Rockefeller Board of Trustees Chairperson Russell L Carson issued the following statement to the Rockefeller community By now you have heard that Marc Tessier Lavigne will be leaving Rockefeller University later this year to become the next president of Stanford University While the Board of Trustees and I are very sorry that he will be leaving us we also recognize the extraordinary opportunity that Stanford presents for Marc and wish him well in his new role During his five years at Rockefeller Marc has made numerous contributions to the University including continuing to recruit outstanding faculty members enhancing an already competitive graduate program developing the current strategic plan for both scientific programs and facilities guiding the university most of the way through a very ambitious capital campaign and increasing the profile of Rockefeller throughout the New York community and beyond Marc will remain fully engaged in the day to day management of the University through the summer The Board of Trustees has asked me to form and chair a search committee to immediately begin the process of recruiting the next president of Rockefeller The University is fortunate to be in a very strong position with a distinguished faculty a balanced budget and robust endowment a new River Campus already in progress and a fund raising campaign running well ahead of schedule We have tremendous momentum which should enable us to recruit a highly qualified candidate to be the next leader of this remarkable institution The Rockefeller University is the world s leading biomedical research university and is dedicated to conducting innovative high quality research to improve the understanding of life for the benefit of humanity Our 79 laboratories conduct research in neuroscience

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  • Campus News | Newswire
    Hirsch an early leader in the study of human metabolism was best known for his work on a landmark study that offered an explanation for why people who lose weight tend to regain it over time He died at the age of 88 More Tags Jules Hirsch metabolism Obesity obituary Rockefeller University Hospital August 11 2015 Campus News Agata Smogorzewska who studies DNA repair promoted to associate professor Since arriving in 2009 Smogorzewska has investigated a type of DNA repair that occurs during cell division when cells remove misplaced links between DNA strands To identify the genes and understand the molecular mechanisms involved she investigates this repair through the lens of rare genetic disorders More Tags Agata Smogorzewska cell division DNA repair interstrand crosslinks Laboratory of Genome Maintenance promotion June 24 2015 Campus News New faculty member probes actions of molecular machines in gene expression Shixin Liu a biophysicist and Rockefeller s newest tenure track faculty member investigates how these individual machines within the cell interact and in many cases cooperate to accomplish critical tasks such as DNA transcription and gene regulation Liu will establish the Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry as of January 1 More Tags gene expression Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry molecular machines Shixin Liu single molecule techniques June 19 2015 Campus News Expert in cryo electron microscopy to join Rockefeller faculty Thomas Walz a structural biologist will establish the Laboratory of Molecular Electron Microscopy as of September 1 Walz uses cutting edge tools in electron microscopy to examine macromolecular complexes and proteins embedded in cellular membranes and he will help biologists from other fields use the same techniques for their research More Tags cellular membranes cryo electron microscopy Laboratory of Molecular Electron Microscopy membrane proteins new faculty structural biology Thomas Walz June 17 2015 Campus News Rockefeller sustainability initiatives are honored by the Association of Energy Engineers The local award for institutional energy management of the year recognizes the consistent achievements of an entire team and is presented to a public sector institution for outstanding accomplishments in developing organizing managing and implementing its comprehensive energy management program Since 2005 Rockefeller has saved an estimated 925 trillion BTUs in energy used for heating and cooling and lowered its greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent More June 11 2015 Campus News Twenty nine students receive doctorates at Rockefeller s 57th Convocation At its convocation ceremony on Thursday June 11 the university s doctoral candidates were presented their degrees by their mentors Honorary degrees were given to three female scientists one of them posthumously and the four founders of the Women Science program received the David Rockefeller Award for Extraordinary Service More Tags convocation David Rockefeller Award for Extraordinary Service graduation honorary degrees Women Science May 20 2015 Campus News The Marie Josée and Henry R Kravis Foundation provides landmark gift of 100 Million to The Rockefeller University Marc Tessier Lavigne president of The Rockefeller University today announced a leadership gift of 100 million from The Marie

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