The Self-Tuning Neuron

Gina Turrigiano discusses “The Self-Tuning Neuron” in a new review in Cell.

Smart Balance provides $1M in research support

K.C. Hayes will get $1 million in research support for the lab as part of an agreement with the makers of Smart Balance, according to a recent press release.

IMPDH and retinal degeneration

Recent work from the Hedstrom Lab suggests an explanation for how mutations in this enzyme involved in nucleotide biosynthesis can lead to retinal degeneration and hereditary blindness. It seems it has to do with binding mRNA. Read more at:

Maintenance on wireless network

LTS will be working on the campus wireless network Monday, Nov 3, starting about 6 pm. See bulletin board for details.

dnastar-users mailing list

I created a new mailing list dnastar-users for those who use our group license for DNA* Lasergene.

Mostly this is so I can nag people to quit Lasergene so they stop using up licenses. Please quit Lasergene if you are not using it. Leaving it open all day is not acceptable.

NIH gradually moving from PureEdge to Adobe forms

Now that you’ve gotten used to the PureEdge forms that NIH was using for electronic submission, they’re moving to use Acrobat forms instead.

During the transition, be sure to check the program announcements to figure out which format you should be using.

Windows haters should be happy about this, I think.

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