This International Women’s Day, meet Biomedical Engineer Elizabeth Hillman. She is inventing new kinds of microscopes that create 3D movies of life in action.
The Columbia research combines mathematics and neuroscience and highlights the surprising power of one brain area to simultaneously integrate vast amounts of information.
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.