Spring | Summer 2016 issue

Neurotransmitters, the chemicals in our brain responsible for communication between neurons, affect their target cells by binding to receptors expressed on their membranes. Each neurotransmitter in the brain has a specific subset of receptors that is allowed to bind to and subsequently influence. DRDsDress: Neurons in the medial prefrontal cortex that express different types of dopamine receptors (D1 = red; D2 = green) and retrogradely labeled neurons (blue and pink).

Cover image courtesy of Cailtin Vander Weele, Tye laboratory

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BCS students complete service projects abroad Support from MIT’s Priscilla King Gray Public Service Center enabled students to work on capacity-building projects.