BMI SEMINAR // Bosiljka Tasic - Cell types of adult mouse cortex and hippocampus

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Date and time 16.06.2021 17:0018:00  
Online https://epfl.zoom.us/j/96263948305
Speaker Bosiljka Tasic, Molecular Genetics, Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA
Category Conferences - Seminars
Exceptionally at 05:00 PM

Defining cell types that constitute the brain is a critical step towards understanding the relationship between brain structure and function. We are building a state-of-the-art single-cell transcriptomic atlas of adult male and female mouse brains by employing standardized experimental and computational pipelines. Using cortex and hippocampus as examples, I will present results and challenges in defining cell types with single cell transcriptomics and how cell types defined this way correspond to cell types defined by measuring other cellular properties. I will conclude the presentation with describing new approaches that utilize single-cell transcriptomic and epigenomic information to enable genetic access to cell types and classes for investigating their function.
 

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  • SV BMI Host : G. La Manno

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