DREADD decisions: Patterns, fractals and drugs
Jordan Blacktop and Sara McCormick
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Jordan Blacktop, Ph.D. (a.k.a., “the DREADDpool Dude”), a postdoctoral neuroscience researcher at WSU Vancouver, introduces DREADDs, a powerful chemogenetic technique for switching brain areas on, or off, and altering how networks of brain areas function, with potential for treating disorders like Parkinson’s, and addiction.
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Sara McCormick, a Northwest print, textile and sculpture artist fascinated by fractals, discusses these compelling, evolving patterns in nature and design, and presents visually striking consequences of change to the underlying networks and algorithms that drive their developing form, and behavior…
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SHOP: Sara McCormick on Etsy
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