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Colgin Lab undergraduate researcher wins American Physiological Society Hearst Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

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Nicholas Riveira, an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Laura Colgin’s lab, won a 2021 American Physiological Society Hearst Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. The Hearst Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) programs provide fellows with a hands-on research experience in the laboratory of an established APS member, professional development activities and an opportunity to present their research at the APS […]

Brager lab publishes in Physiological Reports

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Lauren Hewitt, an INS graduate student in Dr. Darrin Brager’s lab, is the first author on a paper f published in Physiological Reports entitled “High and low expression of the hyperpolarization activated current (Ih) in mouse CA1 stratum oriens interneurons”. Hewitt LT, Ordemann G, and Brager DH. High and low expression of the hyperpolarization activated […]

Brager Lab publishes paper in Journal of Neurophysiology

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Dr. Brian Kalmbach (formerly a postdoc in the Brager Lab and now of The Allen Institute) is first author of a paper from the Brager Lab published in the Journal of Neurophysiology entitled “Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein modulates somatic D-type K + channels and action potential threshold in the mouse prefrontal cortex”. Kalmbach BE […]

Dunsmoor and Lewis-Peacock labs co-publish paper in Behavioural Brain Research

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Gus Hennings, a graduate student that is jointly mentored by Dr. Joey Dunsmmor and Dr. Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, is lead author on a paper published in Behavioural Brain Research entitled “Thought suppression inhibits the generalization of fear extinction”. Hennings AC, Bibb SA, Lewis-Peacock JA, & Dunsmoor JE (2020). Thought suppression inhibits the generalization of fear extinction, Behavioural […]

Harris lab publishes in Hippocampus

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The Harris lab published a research article in Hippocampus entitled “Developmental onset of enduring long‐term potentiation in mouse hippocampus”. Ostrovskaya OI, Cao G, Eroglu C, Harris KM (2020) Developmental onset of enduring long‐term potentiation in mouse hippocampus. Hippocampus, 30(9): 1-15.

Brager lab publishes in Journal of Neuroscience

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Federico Brandalise and Brian Kalmbach, postdocs from the Brager lab, are co-first authors on a recent publication investigating how the loss of FMRP in Fragile X syndrome affects dendritic function in pyramidal neurons of the hippocampus and prefrontal cortex. Brandalise et al. Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein bidirectionally controls dendritic Ih in a cell type-specific […]

Lewis-Peacock lab publishes in eNeuro

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Seth Koslov, a graduate student in the Lewis-Peacock lab is the first author on a publication in eNeuro entitled “Cognitive Flexibility Improves Memory for Delayed Intentions”. Koslov SR, Mukerji A, Hedgpeth KR and Lewis-Peacock JA. Cognitive Flexibility Improves Memory for Delayed Intentions. ENEURO.0250-19.2019

Colgin lab publishes in Hippocampus

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Ernie Hwaun, a graduate student in the Colgin lab is first author on a recent publication published in the journal Hippocampus entitled “CA3 place cells that represent a novel waking experience are preferentially reactivated during sharp wave‐ripples in subsequent sleep”. E Hwaun and LL Colgin. 2019. CA3 place cells that represent a novel waking experience […]

Lewis-Peacock lab publishes in Journal of Neuroscience

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Dr. Tracy Wang, a postdoctoral fellow, is first author on a recent publication in the Jornal of Neuroscience from the Lewis-Peacock lab entitled “More is less: increased processing of unwanted memories facilitates forgetting”. This work reveals a mechanism the brain uses to facilitate intentional forgetting of visual memories. https://cns.utexas.edu/news/forgetting-uses-more-brain-power-than-remembering TH Wang, K Placek and JA […]

Michael Drew elected Associate Member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

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Dr. Micheal Drew was elected to Associate member status of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP), founded in 1961, is a professional, international organization of leading brain scientists. Membership is by nomination only and scientists elected to the ACNP are selected primarily on the basis of their original research contributions. The […]