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10/17/2014
Note from the author: This post is dedicated to my biology nerds out there.  If you follow my Gene-of-the-Week posts (and you should because they’re the weirdest), you know that I often get lost in the cellular and molecular details of life, an... (more)
10/11/2014
Science has a problem.  Government research funding is on the decline and competition for this grant money is on the rise. A researcher must spend a large amount of his or her time trying to wrangle money from government agencies or private foundatio... (more)
10/2/2014
I’m so happy ’cause today I’ve found my friends They’re in my head What comes to mind when you hear the word lithium? A drug used to manage life-threatening mood disorders? A potentially deadly toxin? A chemical found in trace amounts in many compoun... (more)

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EIS is bringing kids from diverse backgrounds all together to learn. It brings kids of different demographics into an environment that will challenge them,” said Gentry Patrick, an associate professor of biology and associate director of the Neurosciences Graduate Program who organized the tour of research labs on campus.


Congratulations to our graduate program faculty who have been awarded early concept grants for brain research from the NSF! They include: Brenda Bloodgood, Takaki Komiyama, Andrea Chiba, Todd Coleman, David Kleinfeld, and Charles Stevens.


​Sirawaj Itthipuripat​, one of our third year students, was awarded a 2014 Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship!  


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