Brain Windows is a blog devoted to reporting, analyzing and interpreting the latest results in the field of brain imaging technologies, particularly at the levels of systems, circuits, single cells and below. Occasionally, your host may post novel, primary data not suitable for formal publication to support his analysis. Your host is Andrew Hires, who first studied Brain and Cognitive Sciences as an undergrad at MIT. In 2007, he received his Ph.D. in Neurosciences in the lab of Roger Tsien at UCSD. This was followed by a brief post-doc with Loren Looger at Janelia Farm where he developed G-CaMP3 with Lin Tian. He then did a post-doc with Karel Svoboda studying cortical circuits governing tactile sensory processing in the mouse. In January of 2014, the Hires Lab opened at the University of Southern California.
For a more complete philosophy of this blog, see my Freedom of Scientific Information post.
CV of Andrew Hires (Jun 2013)
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