ION-KOKI Joint-Symposium on Neuroscience
Oxana Eschenko, Ph.D.
Noradrenergic modulation of forebrain: from sensory processing to memory consolidation.
Institute of Neuroscience
As part of a major drive for excellence in basic research in the new millennium, the Chinese Academy of Sciences founded the Institute of Neuroscience (ION) on November 27, 1999. The ......
Meet Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, the First Monkey Clones Produced by Method that Made Dolly
The first primate clones made by somatic cell nuclear transfer are two genetically-identical long-tailed macaques born recently at the Institute of Neuroscience of Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai. Researchers named the newborns Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua—born six and eight weeks ago, respectively—after the Chinese adjective “Zhōnghuá,” which means Chinese nation or people.....
Researchers Find a Bi-Sexual Layout of the Brain for Sex-Typical Behaviors
In a recent study published in Nature Communications entitled “Medial preoptic area in mice is capable of mediating sexually dimorphic behaviors regardless of gender”, WEI and colleagues in Dr. XU Xiaohong’s lab showed unexpectedly that a well-known sexually dimorphic brain nucleus can drive both male-typical and female-typical behaviors. ....
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