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Dr. Alison Preston publishes in Cerebral Cortex

Dr. Alison Preston and her graduate student Jackson Liang published a paper in Cerebral Cortex entitled “Content Representation in the Human Medial Temporal Lobe”. This research utilized fMRI to investigate how different regions of the medial temporal lobe respond to…

Dr. Kim Raab-Graham featured in In Vivo

Dr. Raab-Graham’s is profiled on the faculty spotlight feature of the School of Biological Sciences publication In Vivo.  The feature gives an overview of Dr. Raab-Graham’s research on the role of local protein synthesis in neuronal signaling and learning and…

Dr. Kristen Harris publishes in Hippocampus

Dr. Kristen Harris recently published a paper entitled “Differential effects of strain, circadian cycle, and stimulation pattern on LTP and concurrent LTD in the dentate gyrus of freely moving rats” in the journal Hippocampus. This research revealed how these natural and experimental…

Dr. Harris receives RO1 award from NIH

Dr. Kristen Harris received a RO1 grant from the NIH for her project entitled ” Developmental control of synapse structure with LTP”.  This project combines electron microscopy and long-term potentiation, a synaptic mechanism of learning and memory, to investigate the normal…

Corey White receives a postdocotral NRSA

Corey White, a postdoctoral fellow in the Podrack Lab, received a postdoctoral NRSA for his research project entitled “Neural correlates of decision bias in anxiety”.  This project seeks to understand why individuals with high levels of anxiety are biased to…

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…