In August 2012, in collaboration with the Life Sciences Outreach Program at Harvard, we held a 2 day workshop on “Neuroscience and Mental Health” for a group of 20 local high school science teachers. This workshop included basic and clinical lectures, small group lab tours, and two hands-on lab activities: (1) an electron microscopy image reconstruction session and (2) a session hosted by Backyard Brains, featuring the building of “Spiderbox” kits for electrophysiology.

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“Connectomics: What, Why and How”

Dr. Jeff Lichtman

Santiago Ramón y Cajal Professor of Arts and Sciences

Jeremy R. Knowles Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

Powerpoint Presentation 

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“Fragile X Syndrome: A Window into Neurodevelopmental Disorders”

Dr. Walter Kaufmann

Visiting Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Powerpoint Presentation 

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