Do the experiences of your father leave a mark on your genes? Can trauma be passed down from generation to generation? Neuroscientist Bianca Jones Marlin is combing the DNA of mice to explore these questions.
A pair of recent Columbia studies provide critical insight into the evolutionary origins of complex thinking and clues to the underlying mechanisms behind neurological and psychiatric disorders.
Postdoctoral Research Scientist Jin Zhang recently revealed the cells that make sour taste possible and showed that these cells are distinct from those involved in sweet, bitter, salty, and umami tastes.
A Columbia-led team harnessed two powerful technologies to identify promising targets for diagnosing and treating neurodegenerative diseases.
A trio of pioneers in the fields of visual arts, jazz and literature will spend a year collaborating with scientists at the Institute in an endeavor that immerses artists in the cutting-edge field of neuroscience.