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Welcome back Valentina!

After time to take care of her bundle of joy (Sammy), Valentina has returned to the lab! Welcome back, we missed you!

Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Amygdala in Health & Disease

The Amygdaloids(hope this term is not copyrighted!)

We are just back from an exciting GRC on the Amygdala (the most important brain region!). This was the 4th GRC on the Amygdala and, for the first time, this meeting was preceded by a Gordon Research Seminar (GRS). The GRS was entirely run by […]

New paper on the role of Notch signaling in memory


It is well-known that the Notch signaling plays a critical role in brain development, and growing evidence implicates this pathway in synaptic plasticity and memory formation in the adult. In this paper, our lab (in a team headed by Derya Sargin) collaborated with Sean Egan’s lab at SickKids, and showed that a critical ligand […]