Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "zebra finch"
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(2013-02-03)The goal of this project is to adapt diffusive optical imaging (DOI) to study the brains of songbirds. We study songbirds because they have a special ability to learn songs and to use them to communicate. We choose to use ...
Neuronal FMRP: facilitating learning in a critical brain network for zebra finch song acquisition and regulating synaptic miRNAs spatio-temporally (2013-05-24)Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is a genetic disease caused by absent expression of the normal fragile X protein FMRP, presenting with a constellation of features including intellectual disability, connective tissue abnormalities, ...