Five Department of Biological Sciences Faculty Members Present at University of Pittsburgh's Science2006 Conference
Departmental faculty presented a range of seminars at the University of Pittsburgh's Science 2006, the sixth annual regional celebration of local science and technology.
Spotlight Session IV - Wiring the Developing Brain: Genes, Molecules, and Activity
"Balancing the roles of molecular specification and activity-dependent patterning in visual system development"
"Activity-dependent changes in cortical circuitry during development"
Spotlight Session VI - Nature's Molecular Mechanics: The Grease, the Oil, and the Amino Acids
"Signal transduction and the cytoskeleton: the APC connection"
"Kinesin proteins as motors for moving cargo along microtubule tracks"
Spotlight Session XI - New Ways of Seeing and Measuring Things
"Fluorescence detection in biomedicine . . . A billion dollar industry"