Articles from July 2020

Black in Neuro Week July 27th through August 2nd

Black in Neuroscience week is here! The UI Neuroscience Graduate Program is honored to celebrate Black excellence in neuro-related fields. The first #BlackInNeuroWeek is July 27-Aug 2. Current student, Micah Johnson, is featured in one of the profiles Visit for details on live online events, daily hashtags and conversations, resources, and profiles.
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James Kent Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to James Kent (Voss Lab) on a successful thesis defense. James defended his thesis "Statistical Comparison of Methods Measuring Context Dependent Functional Connectivity" on Wednesday, July 15th. Congrats James!
Banu at the scope. Photo by PhD student Katerina Sosa.

Banu Gumusoglu Received 2020 Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize

Banu, a recent graduate from the Neuroscience PhD program was awarded the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize for 2020. Banu is a part of the Stevens Lab. Each year the Rex Montgomery Dissertation Prize recognizes the most meritorious dissertation by a doctoral student conducting research in prevention of disease and/or the translation of research into clinical practice. Students from a variety of...