Molecular and Cellular

Weifeng Xu

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Weifeng Xu received her PhD in neuroscience from Brown University then completed her postdoctoral training at Stanford University Medical Center. In 2009, she joined the Picower Institute and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT.

Kay Tye receives NIH Pioneer Award

October 5, 2017
Awards
The award will be used to map the neural circuitry of social interactions and develop a mathematical model for complex group behaviors.

The neural circuits of linked brain waves

September 27, 2017
Research Findings
Neuroscientists identify a brain circuit that generates brain waves carrying spatial information

Blocking a key enzyme may reverse memory loss

August 8, 2017
Research Findings
MIT study suggests a new approach to developing treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Four MIT faculty elected 2016 AAAS Fellows

November 21, 2016
Awards
Green, Ketterle, Nedivi, and Shrobe are among those recognized for their efforts toward advancing science.

Kwanghun Chung receives NIH New Innovator Award

October 13, 2016
Awards
Award will support the development of technologies that can enable a better understanding of complex biological systems.

Decoding hidden dreams

August 30, 2016
Research Findings
Neuroscientists decrypt the sleeping brain to reveal hidden memories.

Plastic Lunch

May 10
Flavell and Xu Labs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

43 Vassar St. Bldg. 46-3310
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Event Type: Internal Events
Availability: Internal Event

Plastic Lunch

March 22
Littleton and Miller Labs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

43 Vassar St. Bldg. 46-330
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Event Type: Internal Events
Availability: Internal Event

Plastic Lunch

February 22
Wilson and Bear Labs
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

43 Vassar St. Bldg. 46-330
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Event Type: Internal Events
Availability: Internal Event

Picower Lecture with Fred "Rusty" Gage, PhD

October 16
Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

43 Vassar Street
3rd Floor, Singleton Auditorium
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Event Type: The Picower Lectures
Availability: Public Event