Kang, a graduate student in the lab of Larry Snyder, studies communication between two areas in the posterior parietal cortex during coordinated eye and arm movements.
Washington University launches new post-bacc neuroscience training opportunity
Neuroprep is a two-year, paid program for recent college graduates from groups currently under-represented in the profession to gain research skills in preparation for grad school.
Congratulations to O’Leary Prize finalists Jung Uk Kang and Alessandro Livi
Kang and Livi will present their research at the annual O’Leary Prize Competition March 14, 2023.
Department of Neuroscience marks International Women’s Day with Mildred Trotter Lecture
Rachel Wilson, PhD, of Harvard Medical School presents the 2023 Lecture on the neural circuitry of navigation and reflects on the status of women in science.
Transcriptomic changes in glia linked to specific neurodegenerative diseases
A study of human brain tissue by Guoyan Zhao and colleagues identifies genetic activity in microglia and astrocytes related neurodegeneration and neuropathology among individuals with Alzheimer or Parkinson disease.
Cheng Huang joins Department of Neuroscience as Assistant Professor
Huang studies memory processing and retrieval in Drosophila and has developed cutting-edge optical tools for observing neural plasticity in behaving flies.
Cavalli Lab describes immune cells that promote nerve regeneration
After an injury to dorsal root ganglion neurons adjacent to the spinal cord, resident macrophages work with satellite glial cells to heal damaged axons.
WashU Medicine reaches new heights as it climbs to No. 3 in NIH research funding (Links to an external site)
Research flourishes despite the immense challenges of the pandemic.
Adam Kepecs selected for Buzsáki Lecture Award by Hungarian Neuroscience Society
Professor Kepecs presented to the Joint Meeting of the Hungarian and Austrian Neuroscience Societies on his approaches to developing methods to accurately model human psychiatric disorders.
Daily activity schedules mapped in the Drosophila brain
Cellular circuits downstream from circadian pacemaker neurons direct normal daily rhythms of feeding, mating and sleep.