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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.
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.
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.
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.
The $7 million grant awarded to a team of collaborators is part of the NIH’s new Impact of Genomic Variation on Function Consortium.
Richards describes the powerhouse of neuroscience research at Washington University and the School of Medicine’s investment in constructing one of the largest neuroscience research facilities in the country.
The Neuroscience Program of DBBS will be offering several online open house events in November to answer questions for prospective graduate students.
Research from Valeria Cavalli’s lab shows that targeting support cells with a cholesterol drug could improve recovery after spinal cord injury.