Colgin Lab News

Congratulations to Ayomide Akinsooto on her graduation from UT Austin!

Ayomide completed a degree in Biology and received a College of Natural Sciences Graduates of Distinction award.  Congratulations, Ayomide!  Ayomide will continue in her role as a valuable member of our research team as she prepares her medical school applications.

John and Laura publish a Spotlight in Neuron about an exciting new paper from the Ulanovsky group.

The highlighted paper by Eliav and colleagues shows modulation of spike times by the phase of irregular fluctuations in bat hippocampal local field potentials:

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Gereke!

On May 8, 2018, Brian Gereke successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled, “Experience-dependent trends in hippocampal rhythms”.  Brian is now at UC Berkeley, where he accepted a Postdoctoral Researcher position in Kristofer Bouchard’s lab.  Congratulations, Brian!

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Trettel!

On December 4, 2017, Sean Trettel successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled, “Grid cell co-activity patterns remain stable across different behavioral states and experiences”.  Sean has now moved on to a Postdoctoral Researcher position in Rebecca Burwell’s lab at Brown University.  Congratulations, Sean!