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Connectomics: Promises and Challenges | BenchTalk, Episode 2

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In this episode, researchers Olaf Sporns and Sebastion Seung join host Andrew S. Wiecek to discuss the developing field of connectomics. Also, science writiers Sarah C.P. William and Ashley Yeager join our roundtable discussion on the recent headlines in the life sciences.

Featured in this Episode
Olaf Sporns is professor and associate chair in the department of psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University.
Sebastion Sueng is professor of computational neuroscience at MIT and author of the recent book Connectome: How the Brain’s Wiring Makes Us Who We Are.
Sarah C.P. Williams is a freelance science writer based out of Kailua, Hawaii. You can follow her latest work at
Ashley Yeager works in the Office of News and Communications at Duke University and is also a freelance science writer. You can follow her at
Andrew S. Wiecek is news editor at BioTechniques and host of the monthly podcast BenchTalk.You can follow him at
Episode Notes & Links

Olaf Sporns Interview

Sebastian Seung Interview
Science Roundtable

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