Short term plasticity and E/I balance combine to control Purkinje cell discharge in the cerebellum

Speaker: Philippe Isope Department: Neuroscience Subject: Short term plasticity and E/I balance combine to control Purkinje cell discharge in the cerebellum Location: Erasmus MC Date: 03-04-2017 Author: Renée van der Winden Philippe Isope came to talk to us about his work on some of the workings of the cerebellum. He started with giving us a … Continue reading Short term plasticity and E/I balance combine to control Purkinje cell discharge in the cerebellum

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Steroid hormone receptor profiling in human cancers: from biomarkers to novel therapeutics

Speaker:             Wilbert Zwart Department:     Cell biology Subject:              Steroid hormone receptor profiling in human cancers Location:            Erasmus MC Rotterdam Date:                    30-03-2017 Author:               Katja Slangewal Breast- and prostate cancers are the most frequently diagnosed cancers in women and men respectively (figure 1). They are the second deathliest cancers both behind lung cancer. This … Continue reading Steroid hormone receptor profiling in human cancers: from biomarkers to novel therapeutics

Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks

Speaker: Gašper Tkačik Department: Bionanoscience Subject: Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks Location: TU Delft Date: 22-03-2017 Author: Renée van der Winden Gašper Tkačik came to talk to us about his research on information processing in biological networks. His main goal is to predict what biological networks do from first principles and to … Continue reading Information processing in neural and gene regulatory networks