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Burwell named AAAS fellow

“We store information about events along with representations of the context in which the events occurred.”:

For decades of work to understand the brain anatomy underlying the relationship between memory and context, Rebecca Burwell has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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(Distributed December 1, 2015)

Discovery helps explain what guides neurons to connect

NELL2 repels:

In Science, a team led by neuroscientist Alexander Jaworski reports the discovery of a protein that guides neurons as they extend axons across the spinal cord midline. The finding could help unravel the complexity of how neural connections form and help understand diseases that result from errant brain wiring.

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(Distributed November 20, 2015)
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