Dan Feldman on Santiago Ramón y Cajal’s Drawings of Brain Structures

Lunchtime talk at BAMPFA
2155 Center Street, Berkeley
Friday, February 19th, 2016 @ 12:15 PM


Dan Feldman explores Spanish neuroscientist Ramón y Cajal’s pioneering drawings of neural networks

Feldman is a faculty member in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at UC Berkeley and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, as well as director of the Neuroscience PhD program. His laboratory studies the function of the brain’s cerebral cortex, using many imaging techniques that are the twenty-first-century equivalents of Nobel Prize–winning Spanish neuroscientist Ramón y Cajal’s pioneering drawings of neural networks.

The talk is included with gallery admission.

  • Free for BAMPFA members, UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff, retirees; 18 & under + guardian
  • $10 Non-UC Berkeley students, 65+, disabled persons
  • $12 General admission

Feldman’s lunchtime talk is part of BAMPFA’s inaugural exhibition, Architecture of Life.

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Image credit:

Cajal cortex drawings” by User:Looie496 created file, Santiago Ramon y Cajal created artwork – “Comparative study of the sensory areas of the human cortex” by Santiago Ramon y Cajal, published 1899, ISBN 9781458821898. Licensed under Public Domain via Commons.