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Dr. Adron Harris elected Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Dr. Adron Harris was elected Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP).  The misson of the ACNP is to further research and education in neuropsychopharmacology and related fields, and to advance scientific understanding of and to facilitate communication about disorders of the brain and behavior in order to advance their...

Dr. Michael Mauk named Chair of Neuroscience Department

Dr. Michael Mauk has been named Chairman of the Department of Neuroscience.  The staff and faculty welcome him and look forward to his direction and leadership of the department.

Dr. Rick Aldrich and Dr. Alex Huk featured on Brain Matters podcast episodes

Brain Matters, the Podcast, is entirely conceived and executed by a dedicated group of UT Neuroscience graduate students with a mission to make neuroscience accessible, relatable, and intriguing while still respecting the integrity of the science they love.  During the show they discuss research that is being done today and reveal...

Dr. Kristen Harris publishes in Nature Scientific Data

  The Harris lab recently published an article in Nature Scientific Data entitled “A resource from 3D electron microscopy of hippocampal neuropil for user training and tool development”.  The work reveals 3D reconstruction from serial section electron microscopy from volumes of CA1 of the rat hippocampus.  These data set guidelines for...

Pierce-Shimomura and Raab-Graham receive 2015 College of Natural Sciences Excellence Awards

Drs. Jon Pierce-Shimonura and Kimberly Raab-Graham each received a 2015 College of Natural Sciences Excellence Award.  Dr. Pierce-Shimomura received an Outreach Excellence award for his work offering post-secondary education through UT Informal classes for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Dr. Raab-Graham received a Teaching Excellence award that recognizes her...