C-op Experiences – Russel Torres and Eric Holtzman

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Where: EG 306
Speaker: Russel Torres and Eric Holtzman
Organization: Northeastern University
Sponsor: SPS

Allen Institute for Brain Science Fall 2013 Co-op

This talk details the experience of working in the Neural Coding department at the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, WA. We will describe our experience working on a team specializing in the high-throughput serial section Transmission Electron Microscopy of mammalian neocortex samples in order to investigate the connectivity of the visual cortex. Additionally, we will discuss the importance of our research and the role physicists can have in the field of neuroscience.