Research in Mathematical Neuroscience Predicting Neural Sequences – Dr. Parmelle

Modeling the photoreceptor synapses Synaptic ribbon with a collection of vesicles Vision and auditory systems have these specific structures Question: “how are these vesicles collecting at this ribbon?” – basis for her research C. Elegans and the human connectome project

The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders

The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders PSYC 312 Kelly Dellovo Due: 02/10/18 Over the past few decades the administration of psychiatric medication in children has increased significantly. Healthcare providers prescribe more dopamine agonists (stimulants) for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as more dopamine antagonistsContinue reading “The Concurrent Usage of Stimulant-Antipsychotic Drugs in Children diagnosed with comorbid ADHD and Psychotic Disorders”

Little Bit of Big Data Seminar: Dr. Ryan Woodcock, “The Tale of Two Axolotls”

Known as the “Mexican Salamander” or “Mexican walking fish” Although it is known as the “walking fish,” it’s not actually a fish, but rather an amphibian. Neotenic salamander, closest relative to the tiger salamander Mexico is the hotspot for axolotl – facultative metamorphosis 1000 BCE first known axolotl species was discovered Spontaneous axolotl metamorphosis CriticallyContinue reading “Little Bit of Big Data Seminar: Dr. Ryan Woodcock, “The Tale of Two Axolotls””