In the first pair of videos, the neurons of mice given the anesthetic ketamine to induce signs of schizophrenia fired-off haphazardly (right), compared to the coor

Rudy Behnia

Photo by John Abbott

To understand the workings of an enormously complex brain, it’s sometimes best to look at a simpler one. Rudy Behnia, whose research centers on vision, studies fruit flies for just that reason.

Chidinma Paige Manhattanville

Photo by Eileen Barroso


Education Program Manager at the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

Joined Columbia

July 2015

An innovative digital art installation on the ground floor of the new Jerome L. Greene Science Center on Columbia’s Manhattanville campus invites visitors to peer inside the brain and meet the neuroscientists who are working upstairs to unravel its complexities.

Columbia’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and BioBus today announce a partnership aimed at bringing new educational opportunities to schools and community centers across Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.

Thomas M. Jessell, codirector, and Sarah Woolley, principal investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute discuss how the Jerome L. Greene Science Center in the new Manhattanville campus was designed for discovery.

Columbia Great Grad 2016 Kathleen Bachynski

Photo by Christina Gupfinger

Kathleen Bachynski, who is receiving a doctorate in sociomedical sciences, studies the health risks of youth sports. Her dissertation on the dangers of football has been widely praised and was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine.
John Cunningham, Assistant Professor of Statistics

Photo by Michael DiVito

The quest to unravel the mysteries of the brain has made neuroscience one of today’s most exciting research fields.

What the Film Inside Out Can Teach Us About the Brain, the Mind and Ourselves

00:01 Behind the Scenes of Inside Out 
1:48 Science and Memory 
4:19 Inside Out in the Classroom 
4:58 Watching Inside Out as a Parent and a Scientist