Tangled and Twisted

Year: 
2017
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Jason Kim, Patrick Keeley
Department: 
Neuroscience Research Institute
Lab: 
Reese Lab

Description

A single retinal neuron filled with a fluorescent dye reveals an elaborate structure essential for this cell to function: the dendritic arbor. This tortuous and frantic collection of branches emanating from the cell receives messages from neighboring cells and helps relay them to the brain.

 

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB