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Messing lab publishes in Brain, Behavior, and Immunity

Geoff Dilly and colleagues in the Messing Lab just published a research article n Brain Behavior and Immunity entitled "Knockdown of Tlr3 in dorsal striatum reduces ethanol consumption and acute functional tolerance in male mice".  This work investigated the role of toll-like receptor 3 (TLR3), a receptor that is involved in inflammatory pathways...

Dr. Micky Marinelli receives NINDS Rigor Champion Award

Congratulations to Dr. Marineli on receiving the NINDS Rigor Champion Award!  The NINDS lauched the Rigor Champions Award in 2023 in an effort to promote research rigor and transparent reporting and to foster a culture of research quality within the scientific ecosystem. The goal of this prize is to help recognize and reward...

The Lee Lab publishes in The Journal of Neuroscience and is featured on the cover

  Josue Lopez and colleagues from the Lee Lab published a reserach article in The Journal of Neuroscience entitled "Caldendrin Is a Repressor of PIEZO2 Channels and Touch Sensation in Mice". This study investigated the role of the calmodulin-like Ca2+ sensor, caldendrin, in the regulation of mechanically activated ion channels and their roles...

Dr. Jon Pierce receives CNS Spark Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Jon Pierce on being award a CNS Spark Grant to support his research proposal entitled "Predicting Genes that Cause Phenotypes as Extra Copies". The CNS Spark Grants program supports new ideas that have the potential to elevate or transform a research program but that are too early-stage in...

Colgin lab publishes in Nature Translational Psychiatry

The Colgin Lab published a research article entiteld, "Ank3 mouse model of epilepsy-bipolar disorder comorbidity" in Nature Translational Psychiatry. The research reveals the potential comorbid role the gene ankyrn 3 (ANK3) may play in bipolar disorder and epilepsy. ANK3 is a leading bipolar disorder (BD) candidate gene and has also been shown to be invovled in...