WCNeuro S3, EP3 – How cells respond to information with Professor Rob Malenka

It is rare when making a show that you get to speak to the people who were foundational to your understanding of the field. For me Robert Malenka is one of those people, when I first started to learn neuroscience one of the big topics was how neurons use their energy, we learnt about that in episodes one and two. Well for episode three of this season sponsored by the Biochemical Society we are talking about neurons respond to communication, both in the short term over a second and in the long term for hours to days. There isn’t a neuroscientist around today who doesn’t know about this work called long term potentiation, in this episode we break it down and discuss what you need to know.