21 Aug 2020
It’s probably quite easy to relate to. You’re in a lecture or meeting, avidly taking notes and engaged in the topic. You’re alert and aware of what’s being discussed, keen to absorb as much as you...
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21 Aug 2020
The cell bodies of the neurons of layer 6 are shown at the bottom of this image. Neurons have dendrites, which pass through other layers of the cortex and collect information from these layers. The...
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21 Aug 2020
Visual information detected in the eye, is passed to the visual thalamus – a complex sub-cortical structure that regulates information transmission from the sensory organs to sensory areas of the...
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21 Aug 2020
Researchers, Dr. Sigita Augustinaite and Professor Bernd Kuhn, completed the study where they examined the neurons in layer 6 of the cortex.
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30 Jul 2019
Scientific discoveries are exciting, but scientists must also develop new approaches to make such discoveries possible. Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
25 Jul 2019
Professor Bernd Kuhn and Dr. Christopher Roome, who wrote a primer and book chapter on their voltage imaging approach.
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25 Jul 2019
Looking down a microscope, researchers place a probe beside the cell membrane of a Purkinje neuron and inject fluorescent dye. Once correctly in place, the dye molecules provide insight on the brain...
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25 Jul 2019
This single Purkinje neuron has been stained using Kuhn’s voltage imaging approach, allowing scientists to visualize its activity.
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28 Aug 2018
Our brain cells control every aspect of our lives – from the movements we make to the memories we form. But capturing the activity of neurons in the form of electric impulses isn’t easy. Information...
Type: News Article
28 Aug 2018
Dr. Christopher Roome (left) and Prof. Bernd Kuhn (right) from the Optical Neuroimaging Unit at OIST.
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28 Aug 2018
Spatially and temporally resolved map of a Purkinje neuron dendrite. Every red hotspot indicates an input to the dendrite. The red lines indicate activation of the full dendritic tree.
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28 Aug 2018
A single Purkinje neuron was filled with ANNINE dye through a pipette at the cell body (top). A typical neuron has a cell body with many tree-shaped processes called dendrites, and a long cable-like...
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