‘Synapses Lost and Found’ is theme of Gruber Science Fellowship Lecture

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“Synapses Lost and Found: Developmental Critical Periods and Alzheimer’s Disease” is the topic of this year’s Gruber Science Fellowship Lecture, to be held 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, in Luce Hall auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave.

The featured speaker will be Carla Shatz, a pioneer in the study of brain development. Shatz is the Sapp Family Provostial Professor, professor of biology and neurobiology, and the David Starr Jordan Director of BioX at Stanford University.

The Gruber Science Fellowship Lectures bring renowned scientists to campus to speak about the current state of knowledge in their fields.  All lectures are free and open to the public. A reception will follow Shatz’s talk in the Luce Hall common room.

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