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EBAE 4: A forum on imaging approaches in neuroscience

December 2, 2013


Thanks to all who made it out on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 for EBAE 4: A forum on imaging approaches in neuroscience We had a superb evening, with three excellent presentations! Andrew Olson – Confocal and 2 photon Imaging. Andrew’s slides are here. Jesse Marshall – Optical Measurements of Neuronal Activity. Jesse’s slides are here. Forrest Collman – […]

EBAE III: A forum on in vivo recording approaches

December 7, 2012


Thanks to all who made it out on Wed, Dec 5th, 2012 for EBAE III: A forum on in vivo recording approaches We had a superb evening, and with four excellent presentations: Aaron Andalman – Design decisions when doing awake behaving electrophysiology. Aaron’s slides are here! Tom Davidson – Integrating optogenetics and electrophysiology in behaving animals. Tom’s slides are here, and he […]

Open Source Electrophysiology

December 6, 2012


Tom Davidson passed on some info about an open source electrophysiology hardware:  They have a monthly newsletter on their progress – it’s worth checking out! There are also several open source software packages for data acquisition: Ephus (, which runs on top of Matlab; developed in the Shepherd and Svoboda labs; Currently used by Koji Takahashi and Mark […]

Building a new rig? come by the Scientifica demo at Stanford! 7/31/12

July 20, 2012


If anyone is interested in building electrophysiology rigs you should come by and check out an upcoming demonstration by Scientifica. Please visit the website below for more information.

Historical Awesomeness

May 16, 2012


If you haven’t yet read them, J Neurophys has compiled THE classic Hodkin-Huxley papers (along with other relevant follow-ups).  Check ’em out!

EBAE II: Electric Boogaloo

May 11, 2012


Woot! This past week’s meeting, EBAE II, was a great success! It was a great discussion and relaying of some useful tips and tricks. Many thanks to Koji Takahashi and Forrest Collman for their contributions. And thanks to the SUPD Postdoc Initiative Fund for funds to cover dinner. Here are the annotated slides from Tuesday’s discussion. I […]

Some recipes and more!

October 26, 2011


I’ve attached some recipes for ACSF and internal solutions here. Thanks to Suzanne and Dervis for sending me their recipes! I’m slowly, but sure working through the transcript of our session (and a huge thanks to Astra Bryant for her assistance!). Hope to have it up soon. In the meantime, I’ll pose a question: What was one of […]