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February 2, 2021
To Sleep or Not to Sleep?
Neuroscience researchers study how fruit flies decide between sleep and other behaviors, like mating, and the factors that influence that decision.
December 14, 2020
Our Year in Mental Health
In this collection of stories, The Nexus reflects on how the Jefferson community has come together to cope with the public health crises that upended 2020.
December 1, 2020
Rock-a-bye Fly: Why Vibrations Lead to Sleepiness
Researchers discover that gentle vibration can induce sleep in flies through a simple form of learning.
October 21, 2020
Jefferson experts discuss some of the most pressing issues.
September 16, 2020
Adapting to a New Way of Doing Research During the Pandemic
A Jefferson graduate-student researcher describes navigating work shifts, prioritizing experiments, and finding time for self-care
August 24, 2020
Black in Neuro – A Week of Community Building in the Neurosciences
Connecting with peers and new colleagues across the nation and abroad through virtual sessions and via social media.
June 30, 2020
SKMC Student Works on Dr. Fauci’s Team Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic
Neel Nabar reflects on a hectic and ‘surreal’ spring of working to ‘guide intelligent vaccine design’ and more at the National Institutes of Health.
May 11, 2020
CPR For Mental Health
Jefferson commits to unique mental health training - Mental Health First Aid - to build a community of safety, support and empathy – particularly important in a period of pandemic and isolation
May 7, 2020
Jefferson Researchers Take On the Coronavirus
From harnessing the power of the immune system to understanding the role of gut microbiota in combating COVID-19, Jefferson scientists are doing their part to find a way out of the pandemic
May 4, 2020
Loneliness in Times of Isolation
Social isolation can change our brain and our lives. What are signs loneliness is affecting us, and how do we combat it?
April 14, 2020
The Chemistry of Cold-Brew Coffee
Jefferson researchers examine the science behind the popular pick-me-up.