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Dr. Rafael Yuste

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Background

Employment History

Education

  • MD
  • PhD
  • M.D.
    Universidad Autonoma
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CHEMCAGE
www.chemcage-sa.com, 16 Aug 2014 [cached]
Dr. Rafael Yuste
Ph.D., Rockefeller University. Rafael Yuste is Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience at Columbia University. He was born and educated in Madrid, where he obtained his MD at the Universidad Autónoma in the Fundación Jimenez Diaz Hospital. In 1996 he joined the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University. In 2005 he became HHMI Investigator and co-director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Circuits at Columbia. Since 1997 he is visiting researcher in Javier DeFelipe's laboratory at the Cajal Institute in Madrid. Yuste has obtained many awards for his work, including New York City Mayor's and the Society for Neuroscience's Young Investigator Awards.}
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www.ascentscientific.com, 28 Sept 2010 [cached]
"This family of ruthenium caged compounds can greatly advance research in different fields of biology, such as neuroscience, cell and developmental biology and possibly also cancer biology, by enabling the optical manipulation of a variety of cellular functions with visible light and two-photon lasers," says Dr. Rafael Yuste, M.D., Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Yuste is a co-inventor of the compounds, with his collaborator Dr. Roberto Etchenique, a professor in the Department of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Buenos Aires.
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www.popsci.com, 10 April 2014 [cached]
Columbia University neuroscientist Rafael Yuste proposed a large-scale brain activity map that helped inspire the BRAIN Initiative, and he has spent two decades developing tools aimed at tracking how neurons excite and inhibit one another. Yuste likens the brain's connectome to roads and the firing of its neurons to traffic.
Studying how neurons fire in circuits and how those circuits interact, he says, could help demystify diseases such as schizophrenia and autism. It could also reveal far more. Our very identity, Yuste suspects, lies in the traffic of brain activity. "Our identity is no more than that," he says.
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"There is a big difference between understanding and building a brain," Yuste says.
Rafael ...
www.tedmed.com, 10 Nov 2013 [cached]
Rafael Yuste
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Rafael Yuste at TEDMED 2013 A complete map of our brain activity is the "Everest of science," says Rafael Yuste, who helped conceive of Obama's Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative as a first attempt at scaling it.
Rafael Yuste
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Rafael Yuste's ideas on tracking neural activity helped spark President Obama's Brain Mapping Initiative. He'll tell us what this venture will mean to neuroscience.
BIO: Rafael Yuste is an HHMI Investigator, Professor of Biological Sciences and Neuroscience at Columbia University and Co-director of the Kavli Foundations Institute for Neural Circuitry. He obtained his M.D. at the Universidad Autonoma in Madrid. After a brief period in Brenners laboratory in Cambridge, he did his Ph.D work with Katz and Wiesel at Rockefeller University and postdoctoral research with Tank and Denk at Bell Labs. Dr. Yuste has pioneered the application of imaging techniques in neuroscience, such as calcium imaging of neuronal circuits, two-photon imaging, photostimulation using caged compounds and holographic spatial light modulation microscopy. These technical developments have resulted in several patents, two of which are commercially licensed. Yuste has obtained many awards for his work, including New York City Mayors and the Society for Neurosciences Young Investigator Awards. Finally, he has recently been involved in launching the Brain Activity Map Project, a large-scale international effort to record and manipulate the activity of every neuron in brain circuits, a role highlighted by Nature who named Yuste "One of the 5 scientists to watch in 2013. Dr. Yuste and his laboratory are pursuing a "reverse engineering" strategy to understand the function of the cortical microcircuit, a basic element of cortex architecture.
CSHLPress.com - imaging instrumentation labeling microscopy
www.cshlpress.com, 18 Nov 2010 [cached]
"One of the central themes of biology is the constant change and transformation of most biological systems," writes Rafael Yuste, Series Editor, in the Preface to the book series.
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Imaging: A Laboratory Manual was edited by Rafael Yuste (Columbia University) and published by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (© 2010).
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