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interest for invertebrate neurosci newsgroup?

chris elliott cje2 at york.ac.uk
Wed Jun 28 07:14:46 EST 1995

I'd welcome a bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate as I have interests in snails and insects


"Carmen N. Nichols" <sarnicol at reading.ac.uk> wrote:
> On 18 Jun 1995, ott wrote:
> > Or what about bionet.neuroscience.insect, so that all those working
> > with flies and moths and... will join us, too.
> > 
> > Or maybe bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate? Probably even better!! 
> Personally, I think its a great idea.  I would vote for 
> bionet.neuroscience.invertebrate because its important to include stuff 
> such as Drosophila, Aplysia, C. elegans, and I suppose cockroaches if you 
> want.  What people fail to realise in their failure to understand the 
> deepest mysteries of the brain is how much we can learn from 
> invertebrates in the realms of learning (Drosophila genetics acts as an 
> excellent paradigm for mammalian mechanisms), neural development 
> (C.elegans and Drosophila again), and plasticity (Aplysia).  Personally I 
> don't know what cockroaches, crickets, and woodlice are useful for but it 
> would be nice to find out.
> A good idea, but would there be sufficient interested people as it is 
> extremely specialised?  If you get enough votes though count me in.
> Martin Cann
> sarnicol at reading.ac.uk

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