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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...

Dr. Harold Zakon received the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Research Award

Dr. Harold Zakon was awarded the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.  The mission of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is to promote academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany.  The award is granted in recognition of a scientist whose...

Drs. Lewis-Peacock, Nauhaus and Zemelman receive UT BRAIN seed grants

Dr. Jarrod Lewis Peacock, Dr. Ian Nauhaus and Dr. Boris Zemelman are among the forty-five new research teams from across the University of Texas System that have been awarded $100,000 seed grants each as part of a UT System initiative to jump-start multi-disciplinary and innovative research on the human brain. The...

Dr. Laura Colgin receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Laura Colgin received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for her project entitled “Role of slow and fast gamma rhythms during sleep”. CAREER awards are one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards given in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent...

Drs. Priebe and Zemelman publish in Neuron- highlighted with video abstract

Drs. Nicholas Priebe and Boris Zemelman published and article in Neuron entitled "Local Integration Accounts for Weak Selectivity of Mouse Neocortical Parvalbumin Interneurons" that was selected to be featured on the Neuron website with a video abstract.  The research investigates the role that input from excitatory and inhibitory neurons play in computations...

Dan Johnston is visiting lecturer for CAMP course in Bangalore, India

Dr. Dan Johston was a visiting lecturer for the Computational Approaches to Memory and Plasticity and Memory (CAMP) courseMemory (CAMP) course, hosted by the National Center for Biological Sciences, Bangalore India.  CAMP is an intensive, 15 day course, during which graduate students and postdocs from around the world  are trained in theoretical and...