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Unlocking the secrets of brain aging

Aging can involve a decline in neural function that impairs cognition and contributes to neurological diseases. However, the biological mechanisms that cause the transition from a young-and-healthy to aged-and-dysfunctional brain are not well understood. In this talk, Dr. Kaufer will describe recent findings from her lab which identified a novel mechanism underlying this transition. She will also talk about brain changes that follow injury or confusion, and give us a behind the scenes glimpse of the path to this discovery.

Speaker: Daniela Kaufer, UC Berkeley

Saturday, 03/17/18

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Genetics and Plant Biology Building

UC Berkeley
Room 100
Berkeley, CA 94720