A conversation about neuroscience

presented by Nature Methods, Nature Neuroscience & Nature Communications

In advance of the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Jean Mary Zarate at Nature Neuroscience and Sachin Ranade at Nature Communications had the opportunity to speak with Eric Nestler, President of the Society for Neuroscience and researcher at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and Robert Greene, researcher at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Here is a sneak peek at some of the questions that Jean Mary Zarate and Sachin Ranade asked.

Another sneak peek. Here, Eric Nestler describes what is yet to come in neuroscience.

And here is the video. Enjoy!

Nature Methods, Nature Neuroscience & Nature Communications present
A conversation about neuroscience
Moderated by
Jean Mary Zarate, Nature Neuroscience
Sachin Ranade, Nature Communications

Guests:
Eric Nestler, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai; President of the Society for Neuroscience
Robert Greene, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Overview of the video

Our first SfN. 1:20

This year's SfN. 3:53

State of the field: studying psychiatric disease in animal models. 5:39

Bridging the gap between animal models and humans, using recordings from people and behavioral tests. 9:13

Breaking down behavior into subcomponents and matching them to circuits, molecular markers and behavior. 11:00

Behavioral tests for getting closer to translation. 12:22

Breaking behavior down to its sub-components. 16:09

Working bottom-up, top-down. 18:50

Bringing together tools and concepts for cross-scale studies. 20:55

Tool development. 24:13

View to the future: SfN in 50 years 26:57