Videos

The Art of Science (and worms!)

April 6, 2016

Graduate student Adam Brown is no stranger to a microscope, since he spends his days studying the neurobiology of the nematode worm C. elegans. But these tiny worms don't just serve as model organisms for Brown’s research. They also happen to do double duty as models for his art. Watch Brown describe the art behind his science. [Read More]

Brain Teasers: Cracking the mind’s toughest riddles [video]

May 1, 2015

How can we instill robotic arms with a sense of touch? What causes us to choke under pressure? How can a misfolded protein cause so much harm to our brains? And is empathy something shared across species, not just humans? Speaking to a packed crowd at the Logan Center on April 1st, neuroscientists from the University of Chicago discussed these questions and more in a series of TED-style talks. [Read More]

At the forefront… of office pets!

December 22, 2014

Research can be a tough gig for professors and graduate students alike. Sometimes, having a companion in the office or lab can help brighten the atmosphere and make everything just a little easier to manage. Join three UChicago Biological Sciences Division professors and two graduate students as they chat about the pets that keep them company at work. [Read More]