Neuroproject at SCIPP

The brain employs vast circuits of neurons communicating with each other through electrical signals. The goal of this interdisciplinary project is to develop experimental techniques for recording and stimulation of activity of hundreds of neurons and to use these techniques to understand function, structure and development of neural systems.

Neuroproject in the news

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October 10, 2007: Discovery of Retinal Cell Type Ends Four-Decade Search  


October 29 2007: New Type of Retinal Cell Discovered  


October 7, 2010: Researchers use hi-res detector to map neural circuits of the retina  
SCIPP contacts:
Alan Litke
Sasha Sher

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) under Grant No. PHY-0750525. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF. The work is also supported by the National Institute of Health and Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

Last Update: October 6, 2011