Susan Cushman

Susan Cushman

Poldrack Lab Nature Methods paper wins Innovation Award

Dr. Russ Poldrack’s Nature Methods publication was awarded the Innovation Award from the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society.  The Innovation Award recognizes an article authored by a SAN member and published in a scholarly outlet that makes a contribution likely to generate…

Dr. Ila Fiete publishes in PNAS

Dr. Ila Fiete recently published her paper entitled “Fundamental limits on persistent activity in networks of noisy neurons” in PNAS.  The research investigates memory, diffusion and information-diffusion inequality in the brain. Y. Burak and I. R. Fiete. (2012). Fundamental limits on persistent…

Dr. Nishiyama receives R01 Award from NINDS

Dr. Hiroshi Nishiyama received a R01 grant from the NINDS for his project entitled “CNS Mechanisms of developmental synapse elimination”.  This project investigates how the precision of synaptic circuitry is created in the developing mammalian brain by observing the process in…