Susan Cushman

Susan Cushman

Dr. Laura Colgin receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Laura Colgin received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for her project entitled “Role of slow and fast gamma rhythms during sleep”. CAREER awards are one of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards given in support of junior…

Drew Lab publishes in Journal of Neuroscience

Dr. Michael Drew’s lab published a research article in the Journal of Neuroscience entitled “Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis Modulates Fear Learning through Associative and Nonassociative Mechanisms”.  This research reveals two different mechanisms through which adult hippocampal neurogenesis supports fear learning. Seo…

Dr. Pierce-Shimomura publishes in eLIFE

Dr. Jon Pierce-Shimomura and colleagues published a research article in eLIFE entitled “Magnetosensitive neurons mediate geomagnetic orientation in Caenorhabditis elegans”.  This research identifies a microscopic, magnetic sensing structure located on the end of a neuron in C. elegans worms.  The…