Dr. Mark Frye
May 19th, 2011
"A Fly's Eye View of Sensory Integration and Biomechanics"
Dr. Mark Frye is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative
Biology and Physiology at UCLA. The focus of Dr. Fyre's research is the
study of the biomechanics of flight of the fruit fly. Dr. Frye has
received numerous awards and honors from such prestigious organizations
as the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the W.M Keck Foundation, and the
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He received his Ph.D. in Zoology from the
University of Washington and was a postdoctoral fellow at CalTech and
the University of California at Berkeley.
Dr. Reggie Edgerton
May 19, 2011
"Paralyzed man stands, moves legs"
UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology distinguished professor V. Reggie Edgerton discusses breakthrough from 30 years of paralysis research, announced jointly today by UCLA, the University of Louisville and Caltech.
Dr. David Glanzman
April 27, 2011
"UCLA News|Week: Can traumatic memories be erased?"
In our experiments we first induced a simple form of long-term memory, known as long-term sensitization, in the marine snail Aplysia. Then, one week later, we injected the inhibitor of a specific enzyme into the snail. This inhibitor completely erased the long-term memory
Dr. Barney Schlinger
June 8, 2011
"UCLA News|Week: Avian love dance"
Deep in the jungles of Panama, UCLA Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology researchers capture the intricate mating dance of the golden-collared manakin.