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DMCBH Trainee Spotlight: Judy Cheng

The human brain has fascinated Judy Cheng for as long as she can remember. “There is so much that we don’t know about it, and every new discovery about the brain is so exciting to me that entering the neuroscience field was a no-brainer!” During Cheng’s undergraduate degree at UBC majoring in Behavioural Neuroscience, she completed a directed studies project…

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Dr. Rosemary Bagot: At the intersection of threat and reward in nucleus accumbens glutamatergic afferents

February 17

2215 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3 Canada

Zoom option if unable to attend in person: Zoom link here (click on “Join a meeting”) Meeting ID: 91512 289258 Passcode: 289258 The nucleus accumbens integrates diverse inputs, balancing threat and reward to orchestrate motivated behaviour. Glutamatergic projections from the ventral hippocampus and medial prefrontal cortex converge in the accumbens medial shell and are implicated in reward processing as well as adaptation…

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