In the Lab

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When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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With more than half of its tiny brain devoted to sight, the fruit fly is a favorite animal model for scientists studying the visual system.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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CRISPR makes altering DNA easier than ever before. Is it the future of genetics?
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Research at the Calgary Brain Bank bridges the gap between exploratory animal models and human clinical trials. It may also upend decades of thinking about Alzheimer’s in the process.
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When the Calgary Brain Bank receives a donation, neuroscientist Jeffrey Joseph meticulously divvies up tissue samples for researchers to study.
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The researchers behind BrainFacts.org are from across the field of neuroscience, dedicating themselves to accessible storytelling and outreach about the brain.
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For over a century twins have been helping researchers understand how our genes and environment influence our susceptibility to disease.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Bryan Roth investigates different types of drugs to design safer and more effective medications for psychiatric diseases.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Diane Lipscombe investigates calcium ion channels, the gate keepers of most of the signals that are essential for our brain and nervous system to function.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.