BS 148 is an interview with pioneering neuroscientist Dr. Eve Marder. It was recorded in 2009, but the content remains surprisingly relevant.Read More
BS 147 is a discussion of Lessons from the Lobster: Eve Marder's Work in Neuroscience by Charlotte Nassim. I explain why I think Dr. Eve Marder deserves a Noble Prize for her life time of contributions to neuroscience. Please note that Marder’s original interview (BSP 56) is also now available for FREE download.Read More
Episode 56 of the Brain Science Podcast is an interview with neuroscientist, Eve Marder, PhD. Dr. Marder has spent 35 years studying the somatogastric ganglion of the lobster. In this interview we talk about how she got into neuroscience during its early days, her recent tenure as president of the Society for Neuroscience, and how some of her key discoveries have implications for studying more complex nervous systems.
How to get this episode:
- Eve Marder's lab.
- Gina Turrigiano (synaptic scaling).
- The Practical Psychiatrist website.
- Society for Neuroscience.
- Brain Awareness Week.
- Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
- International Brain Research Organization (IBRO).
- Wikipedia links: Eve Marder, central pattern generator.
- The Practical Psychiatrist has chosen the Brain Science Podcast for its semi-annual Community Service Award in Mental Health.
Episode 50 of the Brain Science Podcast is a change of pace from our usual format. In this episode I share a few highlights from this year's Neuroscience 2008, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, which just concluded in Washington, DC.
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Show Notes and Links:
- Society for Neuroscience Public Outreach Efforts:
- Brain Awareness Week: co-sponsored with the Dana Alliance.
- Neuroscience Core Concepts: key ideas that everyone should know.
Scientists featured in this episode:
- Eve Marder (Brandeis University)-current president of SfN.
- Tom Carew (UC-Irvine)-incoming president of SfN.
- Michael Bate (Cambridge University): his talk about the study of the development of movement in fruit flies is featured in this episode.
- The development of motor coordination in Drosophila embryos by Sarah Crisp, Jan Felix Evers, André Fiala and Michael Bate; Development 135, 3707-3717 (2008).
- Books and Ideas #23: Interview with Nobel physicist, Dr. Frank Wilczek.
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