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Imaging in the Nervous System - September 29

EVENT: 
Introduction to Neuroscience
Who Should Attend: 
High School Students

Speakers

Instructor
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Director of the Imaging Core
Burke Neurological Institute
Visual Plasticity and Repair Laboratory
Burke Neurological Institute
Assistant Professor of Research in Neuroscience
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine

Suggested Reading

  • Textbook Ch7 pgs 186-191

Lesson Objectives

  • A survey of common imaging techniques for non-invasive exploration of the brain: understanding basic techniques and applications as well as advantages and disadvantages.
  • Understanding basic principles of microscopy, histology and immunohistochemistry.
  • Fluorescence and fluorescent proteins: the bedrock for many imaging methods of neural tissue.
  • Understanding the how genetic engineering contributes to many neural imaging strategies. 

About Introduction to Neuroscience

Burke Neurological Institute, in White Plains, is offering an Introduction to Neuroscience course for interested High School students. 

Fall 2020 Syllabus

When

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm

Where

Conference Room: 
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