College of Life Sciences & Agriculture

Neuronal primary cilia in the hippocampus

Mapping Memory Lane

UNH researchers have received an Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study tiny antenna-like projections on the surface of brain cells, called neuronal primary cilia in an effort to understand how they regulate hippocampus-dependent memory... Read More

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    - Top in Their Fields
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    - Liking Lumpfish
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    - Soil Synthesis
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    - Racism In Science
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    - UNH Pathologist: Mill River Dolphin Had Parasitic Brain Infection
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    - Excellence in Citations
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    - Scholarship Surprise
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