A Primary Neuron Responds to Chemical Guidance Cues


Submitted by J. Edward van Veen of the Gertler Lab at the Koch Institute


J. Edward van Veen
Gertler Lab, Koch Institute
Deconvolution Micrograph

"My research focuses on the terminal morphogenesis of developing axons. This image shows a neuron that had been challenged with the chemorepellent, Slit2. I was, and still am, trying to understand how neurons of different genotypes respond to guidance cues."