Charles F. Stevens

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

Charles Stevens
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News

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To detect new odors, fruit fly brains improve on a well-known computer algorithm

LA JOLLA—It might seem like fruit flies would have nothing in common with computers, but new research from the Salk Institute reveals that the two identify novel information in similar …


Widespread connections among neurons help the brain distinguish smells

LA JOLLA—Can you tell the smell of a rose from the scent of a lilac? If so, you have your brain’s piriform cortex to thank. Compared to many parts of …


Fruit fly brains inform search engines of the future

LA JOLLA—Every day, websites you visit and smartphone apps that you use are crunching huge sets of data to find things that resemble each other: products that are similar to …


How plants grow like human brains

LA JOLLA—Plants and brains are more alike than you might think: Salk scientists discovered that the mathematical rules governing how plants grow are similar to how brain cells sprout connections. …


Salk neuroscientist Charles Stevens receives NSF grant under BRAIN Initiative

LA JOLLA–Charles Stevens, a professor in the Salk Institute’s Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, will receive one of 36 Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) from the National Science Foundation to …


Education

BA, Harvard University
MD, Yale University
PhD, Rockfeller University

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cfs@salk.edu