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Four years ago, the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) was launched, aiming to identify and catalog the diverse cells types in human, monkey and mouse brain.
In this focus issue on neuroscience methods we present a comment, perspective and a series of reviews that highlight advances in methods and analytical approaches and provide guidelines and best practices in various areas of neuroscience.
Learning new information and skills, storing memories of this knowledge, and retrieving, modifying, or forgetting these memories over time are critical for flexibly responding to a changing environment.
Popularization of super-resolution imaging techniques has allowed cell biologists to probe cell structure and function in previously unattainable detail. These methodologies continue to evolve, with new improvements that allow tailoring the available techniques to a particular need and application. This collection showcases primary research articles, reviews and protocols and highlights these recent developments by exemplifying the new, interesting applications of super-resolution microscopy as well as related tool development.