March 8, 2012

Photo: Brain Blast!

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(photo by Daniel Dubois)

Alba Alfaro-Blancas reaches out to touch a cockroach held out by volunteer Ken Yamazaki at the Brain Blast March 3 at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. The insects are used in circadian rhythm experiments. Brain Blast is part of the annual Brain Awareness Month, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Brain Institute. For a calendar of events, go to and click on “Events.”