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SGCs have been the subject of intense scrutiny for their involvement in inflammation, pain and nerve injury. The results confirm that rodents are a reliable model for translational research on these cells.
Finding therapies for fragile X may depend on understanding the many ways the protein’s loss affects the brain.
Zhao, an assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience, will apply imaging mass cytometry technology to analyze tissue samples from Alzheimer’s patients.
Groundbreaking cancer research helps shed light on recently identified disorder, Tatton Brown Rahman Syndrome.
Assistant Professor Jason Yi’s group applied the technique to variants of unknown significance in UBE3A, the gene that underlies Angelman syndrome.
As a graduate student in the Department of Neuroscience, Glasser came to be a leader in the Human Connectome Project.
Sengupta, a postdoc in Martha Bagnall’s lab, earned third place for illuminating the connectivity of spinal interneurons in zebrafish.
The Burkhalter lab finds that areas are embedded within a hierarchical network in which image fragments from the retina are sent through bottom-up pathways to extract percepts, and top-down pathways from higher to lower areas provide prior knowledge for interpreting the visual scene.
Prufrock studies the anatomy of the chewing system in mammals and is regarded for her excellence in teaching.
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.