Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Speaker: Dr. Fenna Krienen, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
The expansion of the neocortex in primates has led to the emergence of brain regions that have specialized functions and connectivity, are important for cognition, and are compromised in brain disorders. What are the genetic and cellular bases for the reorganization and increased capability of the neocortex in primates? I will share the results of work to understand the neocortex across multiple scales - from...