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Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute Seminar Series


"Control of Neuronal Morphogenesis and Circuit Formation in the Drosophilia Somatosensory System"
April 2013
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Wednesday, April 10, 2013
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Herklotz Seminar room/ZNI 112
  

Westly B. Gruber, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics and Neuroscience, Colombia University Medical Center.
Dr. Grueber is interested in the mechanisms that control the development of dendritic morphology and somatosensory circuit organization in Drosophila. In this talk, he will discuss his work to uncover the molecular mechanisms of dendritic positioning in the nervous system, the possible contribution of specific sensory dendrite morphology to larval-stage behavior, and a molecular basis for dendritic maintenance.

For more information: ajrobles@usc.edu