Browsing All Posts filed under »general«

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 […]

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 […]


October 21, 2011


Some folks after the meeting suggested we post questions every week or so; things concerning your process or technique. Some suggestions were: What are aspects of your prep you obsess about?  What is the most common source of trouble on your rig? (noise, flow issues, pipets) What was one of the most ‘valuable’ learning experiences […]

The patch starts here

October 18, 2011


This is a site dedicated to the pain that is endemic to neuroscience research. A few postdocs and grad students at Stanford University were commiserating about the vagaries and seemingly voodoo-esque nature of patch-clamp slice physiology. We reasoned that if we pooled our knowledge (and did a bit of background reading), we could shed light […]