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Final Project Portal

Groups 1-3 will present Nov. 23, 2010, groups 4-6 will present Nov. 30. Final projects are due Dec. 7.
Here are some guidelines outlining what is expected of the final project.

2010 Projects

Group

Participants

Title

Link

Group 1:

Lauren Urban and Wendy Kwartin

Epigenetics and Maternal Behavior

Project Page

Group 2:

Austin Ha and Hannah LeBlanc

Astrocytes--Calcium Signaling, Gliotransmission, and Synaptic Plasticity

Project Page

Group 3:

James Stefano and Eric Chan

Color Vision - Trichromatic Theory or Color Opponency?

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Group 4:

Kenneth So and Christine Limonte

Role of NMDAR NR2 Subunits in Synaptic Plasticity and Metaplasticity

Project Page

Group 5:

Emily Levoy and Jacques Greenberg

Synaptic Homeostasis and Memory

Project Page

Group 6:

Emily Latorraca and Stacey Reiss

Neural Reward, Energy Homeostasis, and Addiction-like Compulsive Eating

Project Page

Sample Final Projects from 2008 Class

Group

Participants

Title

Link

Group 1:

Alison Boyd and Unknown User (abl1)

Synapse Formation: Are Dendritic Filopodia Essential?

Project Page

Group 2:

Kate Devlin and Unknown User (sscudder)

Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation

Project Page

Group 3:

Vernissia Tam, Peter Dentone and Chao Deng

The Prevalence of Neurogenesis in Adult Mammals: Where is it Conserved?

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Group 4:

David Serota and Adam Margolius

Two Models of Memory Consolidation: SMC versus MTT

Project Page

Sample Final Projects from 2006 Class

Group

Participants

Title

Link

Group 4:

Unknown User (pparker) and Unknown User (econgdon)

Electrical Synapses and Neuronal Oscillations

Project Page

Group 1:

Unknown User (equick) and Unknown User (strevino)

Kainate Receptors and Synaptic Plasticity: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the KAR

Project Page

Group 2:

Unknown User (mrbell) and Unknown User (zmathews)

The Molecular Basis for Long-Term Memory: Protein Synthesis Versus Protein Modification

Project Page

Group 3:

Unknown User (jhlevin), Unknown User (rkey) and Unknown User (tahoward)

Alzheimer's Disease

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