Victoria gave a great talk and defense today to a large audience and her committee, including her co-mentors Susanne Ahmari and Aryn Gittis, Chairperson Rob Turner, as well as Susan Sesack, Peter Strick, and outside examiner Patrick Rothwell. Congrats Victoria!
Sean delivered an outstanding thesis defense today to his committee: Susanne Ahmari, Sandra Kuhlman, Tony Grace, Yanhua Huang, Byron Yu, and outside examiner Bernardo Sabatini. Congratulations Sean!
Senior graduate student Victoria Corbit's paper on strengthened M2 inputs to central striatum in Sapap3-KOs was accepted in Journal of Neuroscience.
Post-doc Lizzie Manning's paper looking at mPFC cFos activity with relation to reversal learning deficits in Sapap3-KOs was accepted in Neuropsychopharmacology.
Britny Hildebrandt, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab, received notice that she was awarded her BRAIN Initiative Fellows NRSA F32 for her grant titled Dissecting Corticostriatal Circuitry Underlying Chronic Binge Eating.
Grad student Zoe LaPalombara was awarded her F31 entitled "Investigating the role of D1 medium spiny neurons in the induction of perseverative behavior". Congrats Zoe!
Dr. Ahmari receives Breakthrough Award from OC Foundation for novel human post-mortem work done by Sean Piantadosi and undergraduate student Brittany Chamberlain.
Dr. James Hyde has accepted a position as an Assistant Professor in Biology at Southern Arkansas University. Congrats James! We will miss you and your techy...