Biology Open House - POSTER
4:00 - 5:30PM,
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Zebrafish brains open doors to all brains. By: Krishna Ramanujan, Cornell Chronicle
Cornell Neurotech launched with multimillion dollar gift - congratulations to Joseph Fetcho, NBB Associate Chair and Professor, co-director of this exciting venture!
David Bulkin, postdoc in the Warden Lab, has been awarded a 2015 Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. Dr. Bulkin will investigate the neural underpinnings of depression with a novel optical technology to observe neurons. Pairing calcium indicators with a lens implanted deep into the brain, Dr. Bulkin can measure the activity of neurons optically with a miniature microscope and determine how they change during behaviors relevant to depression.
Jesse Goldberg and Melissa Warden have been awarded 2015 NIH Director's New Innovator Awards. These awards are highly selective and prestigious: 41 were given this year, 9 of which were in the general area of Neuroscience. As you can see in the following link, Jesse and Melissa are part of a very impressive group of young scientists.
Devore S, Pender-Morris N, Dean O, Smith D, Linster C.Basal forebrain dynamics during non-associative and associative olfactory learning. J Neurophysiol. 2015
Li G, Linster C, Cleland TA.
Functional differentiation of cholinergic and noradrenergic modulation in a biophysical model of olfactory bulb granule cells.
J Neurophysiol. 2015
de Almeida L, Reiner SJ, Ennis M, Linster C.
Computational modeling suggests distinct, location-specific function of norepinephrine in olfactory bulb and piriform cortex.
Front Comput Neurosci. 2015
Turnell, B. R. and Shaw, K. L. 2015; High opportunity for postcopulatory sexual selection under field conditions
Michael J. Sheehan and Thore J. Bergman 2015;
Is there an evolutionary trade-off between quality signaling and social recognition?
Ni Y. Feng, Daniel J. Fergus, Andrew H. Bass 2015; Neural transcriptome reveals molecular mechanisms for temporal control of vocalization across multiple timescales
Jay J. Falk, Hannah M. ter Hofstede, Patricia L. Jones, Marjorie M. Dixon, Paul A. Faure, Elisabeth K. V. Kalko, Rachel A. Page 2015; Sensory-based niche partitioning in a multiple predator–multiple prey community
Please see write-up in the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/05/21/scientists-say-this-bugs-love-songs-could-court-a-mate-or-a-crushing-death/
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|SEMINARS AND JOURNAL CLUBS
NBB Seminar - February 11, 2016; Andrew Gordus, The Rockefeller University; A106 Morison Room, 12:30PM; The Influence of Dynamic Neuronal States on Perception
Lunch Bunch Journal Club - February 9, 2016; Jack Bradbury; W358 Mudd Hall; 12:20PM; Antelopes and Isodars
Topics in Neural Basis of Behavior - February 12, 2016; Carl Hopkins; Rosenblatt; 10:30-11:30AM Flexible Sensory Represenations in Auditory Cortex Driven by Behvioral Relevance. Neuron 2015