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Dr. Alex Huth's brain-computer interface language decoder is one of UTs top research stories of 2023

The University published a recap of the top reserach stores, iInnovations and world-changing ideas produced by Longhorns across all disciplines this year.  Dr. Alex Huth's reserach developing a non-invasive brain-machine interface that can decode brain activity into language was one of the highlights!

Dr. Michael Drew elected member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Dr. Michael Drew was elected to full member stats in the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ANCP). The American College of Neuropsychopharmacology is an international organization of leading brain scientists. Sceintists are selected for membershipon the basis of their original research contributions, and are drawn from diverse subfields of neuroscience, including behavioral...

Dr. Thibaud Taillefumier chosen as a 2024-25 Provost's Mentored Faculty Scholar

Dr. Thibaud Taillefumier was among the 17 junior faculty selected from across the University to participate in the Provost’s Mentored Faculty Scholars interdisciplinary mentorship program. The Provost’s Mentored Faculty Scholars program augments traditional, within-department faculty mentoring at UT by facilitating 1:1 mentor-mentee pairing across departments, or even across colleges. This program offers...

Mike Mauk receives the 2023 Pavlovian Society Gantt Award

Dr. Mike Mauk receives the 2023 Pavlovian Society Gantt Award. The Pavlovian Gantt is awarded to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the fields of psychology, physiology, behavioral neuroscience, psychophysiology, mental health or medicine within the confines of Pavlovian conceptual models.

Dr. Lief Fenno and colleagues publish in Nature Neuroscience

Dr. Lief Fenno, along with a team of researchers from Northwestern University, publisedh a research article in Nature Neuroscience entitled "Unique functional responses differentially map onto genetic subtypes of dopamine neurons". In this study, the researchers identified and recorded from three genetic subtypes of dopamine neurons in the midbrain region of...