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Kelsey Heslin Successfully Defends Her Thesis

Congratulations to Kelsey Heslin (Parker Lab, Psychiatry) on her successful thesis defense on Friday!
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White matter vs. gray matter

Faculty members from the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience discuss understanding how different brain regions influence human cognition and behavior
Nov - Native American Heritage Month 2021

November - Native American Heritage Month

This month showcases the rich culture of the native people of this land as well as honor the Native American and Indigenous People.

Congratulations to the 2021 Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship Winner Ryan Betters

Congrats to Neuroscience Graduate Student, Ryan Betters! Ryan won the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson fellowship award for his research regarding neurodegenerative diseases. Read more about his work in the article attached! Read more here!
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Rachel Schroeder Successfully Defends Thesis

Congratulations to Rachel Schroeder (Stevens & Pieper Labs) on her successful thesis defense today, April 7th, 2021!

Black History Month- CCOM Highlighted Student Micah Johnson

During the month of February the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Carver College of Medicine will be highlighting students for Black History Month. Check out the link to see the great highlight done on our very own, Micah Johnson in Rainbo Hultman's Lab.

Rachel Schroeder's Recent Publication Featured in the Daily Iowan

Rachel Schroeder (Stevens & Pieper labs, Psychiatry) recently published a first-author publication: “Maternal P7C3-A20 Treatment Protects Offspring from Neuropsychiatric Sequelae of Prenatal Stress”, see more here: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ars.2020.8227, which was also featured in the Daily Iowan: https://dailyiowan.com/2021/02/04/iowa-and-ohio-researchers-discover-compound-with-the...

Congratulations to the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson Fellowship Winner Margaret Tish

Congrats to Neuroscience Graduate Student, Maggie Tish! Maggie won the 2020 Kwak-Ferguson fellowship award for her research regarding neurodegenerative diseases. Read more about her work in the article attached! Read more here!

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 https://www.blackinneuro.com/ for details on live online events, daily hashtags and conversations, resources, and profiles.