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Celebrating a decade of excellence in brain health

It all began back in 2011 when the late Dr. Djavad Mowafaghian donated $15 million towards the construction of a new facility to unite research and patient care under one roof at the University of British Columbia (UBC). On February 8, donors and friends of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health gathered to celebrate a decade of excellence in…

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Dr. Janine Kwapis: Time to learn: Diurnal regulation of memory by the clock gene Per1

March 1

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Zoom option if unable to attend in person: Zoom link here (click on “Join a meeting”) Meeting ID: 91512 289258 Passcode: 289258 Many biological processes, including memory formation, are strongly influenced by the circadian system, which synchronizes animals’ internal states with the external time of day. Long-term memory performance changes across the day/night cycle in both humans and rodents, yet the mechanisms…

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