March 10, 2020

Usually I do not wright about my personal adventures unrelated to neuroscience, but not this time. Last year I have been to Burning Man and during one of my night journeys I have discovered the brain moving in the middle of the desert.

Just the presence of it has trigge...

December 23, 2019

At the end of the year 2019 I had a chance to go back to Russia and give two lectures in St Petersburg and Moscow.

In St Petersburg I met with my first scientific adviser Anton Chizov. He is currently working between Ioffe Institute of Physics and Sechenov Institute of...

November 18, 2019

I have been recently invited to the Sunday school for Russian-speaking school kids in Redmond, Washington. They asked me to give a short lecture about neuroscience research and how is it to work as neuroscientist. It was highly rewarding experience to chat with the kid...

September 8, 2019

It was such a great please to teach at Dynamic Brain Workshop this year! During 2 weeks the students were analyzing the brain data packaged and pre-processed at Allen Brain Science Institute. The datasets included the electron microscopy data how neurons are connected,...

June 10, 2019

Recently I had a talk with 10 year old Drew Matheieson and his father. Due to unfortunate circumstances his mother is suffering from epilepsy. Little Drew was very scared when he saw the seizure for the first time. He recently came to Allen Institute to talk to me abou...

November 28, 2018

Finally, our article on human and mouse neurons has been published! The popular science article in Russian could be found here. The picture above shows the neurons of a human and a mouse. Human and mouse neurons are similar overall, but they also have substantial diffe...

October 25, 2018

http://www.eneuro.org/content/5/5/ENEURO.0019-18.2018

Finally, the article I began working on at the University of Washington has come out. This work began as a side project, but it ultimately led to journal publication. As often happens, you never know for sure which p...

September 12, 2018

Hi everybody,

I have recently gave a talk on human epilepsy. I was positively surprised that Microsoft Research started working on bioscience with the disease angle in mind. Most of their work is related to cancer, but they are interested in other diseases as well. This...

July 5, 2018


 

I have recently been invited to give a lecture at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.  I have been talking about our work in the Allen Institute for Brain Science about human neurons. We have found that human neurons have much more Ih than mouse ones of the sam...

May 11, 2018

We just published our work about human seizures on pre-print.

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/05/02/312561

The long story short, seizures are unpleasant and might even cause death. But how exactly they work in the human brain still has many questions after dec...

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