Understanding the brain through technology
The Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition Group tackles grand challenges in measuring the complex spatio-temporal processes in the brain. The group’s researchers ask: What is the chemical nature of thought?
- Jonathan V. Sweedler
- Martha L. Gillette
Labs within this group
NewsResearch led by Jonathan Sweedler, a professor in chemistry, discovered a microscopic animal produces a compound that can paralyze parasitic worms...
NewsHyunjoon (Joon) Kong’s group will collaborate with other Beckman Institute researchers on two grants. The National Science Foundation will fund...
Researchers at the University of Illinois have successfully used stem cells to engineer living biohybrid nerve tissue to develop 3D models of...
To alleviate migraine pain, people are commonly treated with opioids. But, while opioid treatment can provide temporary pain relief for episodic...
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses light to control the lifetime of a protein inside the cell. This method will allow scientists...