Core 3 - Basic Biological Science

The Columbia Magnetic Resonance Research Center is comprised of three scientific cores. Core 3, Basic Biological Science, housed within the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind, Brain, Behavior Institute (ZMBBI), is an essential hub for foundational research in the neurosciences. Located at the forefront of scientific inquiry on the Manhattanville campus of Columbia University, this core facility boasts cutting-edge laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and computational infrastructure. Leveraging advanced molecular biology techniques, high-resolution imaging modalities, and computational modeling approaches, researchers delve into the intricate mechanisms underlying neural circuitry, synaptic plasticity, and information processing in the brain.

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