Bauernfeind, an associate professor in the Department of Neuroscience, is the first to hold the position for the department.
Paul Shaw’s lab demonstrates that sleep induction in fruit flies otherwise unable to perform learning and memory tasks rescues their behavioral performance.
The MSTP student brings her background in systems neuroscience to the cutting-edge molecular biology expertise of Yao Chen’s laboratory.
Monosov lab demonstrates that neurons in the zona incerta are responsible for the motivation to seek novelty.
Morhardt, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience, brings a passion for comparative neuroanatomy and public outreach to teaching medical students.
The researchers find that loss of the CHD7 protein in mice lead to changes in gene regulation and abnormal brain folds, indicating possible mechanisms for the rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
Researchers including James Fitzpatrick and Michael Rau of WUCCI and the Department of Neuroscience describe the structure and function of a heme transport and assembly machine called CcsBA.
Nettles has led outreach efforts to bring neuroscience into St. Louis classrooms, all while making inroads into the biology of Rett Syndrome for her graduate research in Harrison Gabel’s lab.