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Saturday, December 21, 2019

Science Lecture - How do you feel?: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Itch, Touch and Pain

Lecture | December 21 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Diana Bautista, Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

 Science@Cal

Humans rely on the sensations of itch, touch and pain for a broad range of essential behaviors. For example, acute pain acts as a warning signal that alerts us to noxious mechanical, chemical and thermal stimuli, which are potentially tissue damaging. Likewise, itch sensations trigger reflexes that may protect us from disease-carrying insects. Despite these essential protective functions, itch...   More >

Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Itch, Touch and Pain