Cerebral Cinema Series

Cerebral Cinema Series

July 10, August 14, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for our Cerebral Cinema series. Hear from researchers and then compare real science to depictions on the big screen.

July 10
Cerebral Cinema: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind with Dr. Asaf Marco
6:30-10:00 p.m.
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Relationships can be messy, difficult ... and traumatic? Hear from Dr. Asaf Marco, a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Li-Huei Tsai’s group at MIT, about his research on removing traumatic memories.

Free.

 

August 14
Cerebral Cinema: Inception with Dr. Steve Ramirez
6:30-9:30 p.m.
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Providing real-world context for this captivating film, neuroscientist Steve Ramirez of Boston University will describe his own research, including how he successfully implanted memories in mice.

Free.

 

This event is presented in conjunction with The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Hideo Hoshi, Lian-Ming Tian, Stephen C. Massey, and Stephen L. Mills, two distinct types of ON directionally selective ganglion cells in the rabbit retina, 2011. confocal micrograph. Lent by John Wiley and Sons.