August 2014

Aaron Batista Helps Researchers Unravel Neural Patterns Behind Learning

When Aaron Batista graduated with philosophy and computer science degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, he serendipitously stumbled into the budding field of bioengineering. An interest in neuroscience eventually led him to a postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University, where he was surrounded by scientists trying to understand how populations of neurons communicate. In his own research, Batista wondered how neuronal communication can flex and change, allowing learning to take place.  FULL STORY >>