From circadian rhythms in Drosophila to feeding and mating in mosquito, Duvall is revealing the inner workings of insect behavior—and how to manipulate it.
Neuroanatomist: A profile of Matt Glasser, MD, PhD
As a graduate student in the Department of Neuroscience, Glasser came to be a leader in the Human Connectome Project.
Student of sleep: A profile of Lizzie Tilden
The MSTP student brings her background in systems neuroscience to the cutting-edge molecular biology expertise of Yao Chen’s laboratory.
Neuroscience philosopher: A profile of David Kaplan, PhD
The cognitive neuroscientist at Macquarie University got his first wet lab experience as a postdoc at WashU, and now addresses those same questions about hand-eye coordination and sensory-motor integration in his research on surgeons’ skills.
Sabin Nettles receives SfN Next Generation Award
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.
Mouse Brain Cartographer: A Profile of Quanxin Wang, PhD
Wang’s research as a postdoc in Andreas Burkhalter’s lab revealed the mouse visual cortex as much more structurally complex than scientists previously thought.