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The $2-million grant will go to identifying the circuits and computations responsible for integrating novelty- and reward-seeking in behaviors.
David C. Van Essen, PhD, the Alumni Endowed Professor of Neuroscience and Matthew F. Glasser, MD, PhD, an instructor in radiology at the university’s Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, will create and analyze brain maps of individual people and nonhuman primates to determine the kinds of cells that comprise each brain area using data collected from people and animals scanned at collaborating sites.
The collaborative effort to study OCD is funded by a $15.6 million award from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Franken studies sensory processing, including how visual scenes are perceived as collections of objects and background.
The Department of Neuroscience seeks tenure-track investigators to develop innovative research programs in theoretical and computational neuroscience.
The WashU neuroscience community honors Dr. Snyder for his outstanding education efforts over the years as an instructor, course director and PhD program director.
Holy’s research will investigate the structural features that modulate odorant receptor-ligand interactions in the vomeronasal system, which is responsible for pheromone sensing.
Olendorff managed equipment, facilities, renovations, and day-to-day operations, working “minor miracles” to keep the Department running smoothly.
Li’s research will investigate the link between maternal immune activation during fetal development and the development of neurological disorders.
The project aims to answer a fundamental question in neuroscience: how do olfactory cues direct behavior?
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.
The Zhao Lab is grateful for ICTS, GTAC@MGI, Knight ADRC, and the Movement Disorders Center for their generous support.
The slow and fast rhythms reflect distinct cellular processes yet nevertheless have a co-phasic relationship.
Evans led the Department of Neuroscience business office since 2010. Mellie Euler, special project administrator, is also retiring after 20 years in the department.