Epigenetics, opioids and immune regulation: interviews from SfN17

Written by Lauren Pulling, Editor

Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, Neuroscience, is always a treasure trove of exciting research, new faces and lively discussion. Neuroscience 2017 (11–15 November, Washington DC, USA) was no exception, with over 30,000 attendees from across the field, and hot topics including the microbiome, epigenetics and opioid addiction. Here, we speak to four early career researchers whose respective research findings were highlighted by the Society as ones to watch in the coming years. Jennifer Chan tells us about her work on how dad’s lifetime exposures can impact the brain development of his future offspring Shivon Robinson describes her research into how...

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