Articles from April 2018

Congratulations to Master's student Nicholas Holland!

CONGRATULATIONS to Nick Holland for passing his final exam to graduate with a Master’s of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Neuroscience subtrack! Nick did his Master's work in the lab of Dr. Christopher Benson.

Marco Pipoly receives NSF Grant!

Exciting news! Marco Pipoly, who will be joining us as a grad student in the fall, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. See the link to read more about these prestigious awards and the UI students who will receiving them. Congratulations Marco!
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Jessica Thomas defends Thesis!

Jessica Thomas successfully defended her thesis on April 6th, 2018!Title: "Elucidating the molecular and biophysical determinants that suppressCa2+-dependent facilitation of Cav2.2 channels”CONGRATULATIONS!Pictured: Jessica (left) and her mentor Amy Lee, PhD (right)
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Rachel Cole defends Thesis!

Rachel (Clark) Cole successfully defended her thesis on March 29th, 2018!Title:“Beneficial contribution of health behaviors to learning and related brain mechanisms in older adults”CONGRATULATIONS!Pictured: Rachel Cole (left) and her Mentor, Michelle Voss, PhD (right)

Catherine Yeates defends Thesis!

Catherine Yeates successfully defended her thesis recently!Title: “The reversibility and limits of homeostatic synaptic plasticity”CONGRATULATIONS!Pictured: Catherine (left) and her mentor C. Andrew Frank, PhD (right)
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Katherine (Katy) Proch defends Thesis!

Katherine (Katy) Proch successfully defended her thesis on March 28th, 2018!Title: “Characterizing the effect of serotonergic input on medullary Phox2b neurons”CONGRATULATIONS!Pictured: Katherine Proch (left) and her Mentor: George Richerson, MD, PhD (right)