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Kevin Bieri receives a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA award

Kevin Bieri, MD/PhD student in the Colgin Lab, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA award from NIMH for his project titled “Information Routing in the Hippocampus via Gamma Oscillations”.  This project will use electrophysiological recordings in freely behaving rats to determine…

Dr. Marie Monfils publishes paper in Learning & Memory

Dr. Marie Monfils published a paper in Learning & Memory entitled “Learned together, extinguished apart: Reducing fear to complex stimuli”(In press). This work examines how compound memories are encoded and extinguished, and reveals important implications for treatment of post-traumatic stress…

Dr. Kim Raab-Graham receives pilot grant from INIA

Dr. Kim Raab-Graham received a grant from the Integrated Neuroscience Initiative Consortium on Alcoholism to support her pilot project that will study the potential role of changes in mTOR dependent protein synthesis as a result of excessive alcohol consumption.  These studies will…

Dr. Dan Johnston receives RO1 award from NIH

Dr. Dan Johnston renewed his NIH RO1 grant entitled “Cellular Information Processing in the Hippocampus”. This project will explore common neurobiological mechanisms in animal models for depression and epilepsy by focusing on an ion channel (the h channel) that has been…

Dr. Michael Mack receives NRSA award from the NIMH

Michael Mack, postdoctoral fellow in the Preston Lab, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA award from NIMH for his project titled “The mutual influence of attention and learning during knowledge acquisition”. Using a novel methodology combining functional magnetic resonance imaging…

Golding lab publishes 2 papers in Neuron

  Dr. Nace Golding and his postdoctoral fellow Dr. Michael Roberts published two papers in the journal Neuron entitled: (1) “Directional hearing by linear summations of binaural inputs at the medial superior olive”, and (2) “A mechanistic understanding of the…