That phrase was uttered for the first time this week and we had a smile on our face when we said it. How could it be good? Continue reading “My cells are infected!!”
Welcome to our blog! We’ve set this up so that people can get to know more about what we do here at EMBL in Italy. Continue reading “Welcome to the blog”
Here is how a new lab at EMBL looks.
Continue reading “Virtual lab tour – the ASARI lab”
This week our lab did our first successful optogenetics experiment. Postdoctoral fellow Daniel Rossier and Sapienza University Masters student Violetta La Franca (above) have been trying to understand why animals like to do things even if they don’t get rewarded for doing it. It’s the old question of why a cat chases its tail – it just doesn’t make sense according to most neuroscience theories that talk about reward and punishment as the main drivers of behavior. Continue reading “Optomania”