Neuroscientists to be honored at 2016 Gill Symposium for recasting role of glial cells in the brain

IUB Newsroom » Neuroscientists to be honored at 2016 Gill Symposium for recasting role of glial cells in the brain Neuroscientists to be honored at 2016 Gill Symposium for recasting role of glial cells in the brain Sept. 7, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Two prominent neurobiologists will be honored Sept. 12 at Indiana University Bloomington for their groundbreaking work on glial cells in the brain. Ben Barres of Stanford University School of Medicine and Beth Stevens of Harvard University Medical School will be recognized during the annual symposium of the Linda and Jack Gill Center for Biomolecular Science. Long considered supporting cells, glia are now thought to have important metabolic functions, owing in part to work of Barres, Stevens and four other symposium speakers, whose research will be…


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