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  • Robert Fettiplace

    Fettiplace Awarded the 2019 Passano Prize

    Dr. Robert Fettiplace has been awarded the 2019 Passano Prize. Since 1945 the Passano Foundation has annually given an award for “endeavors with clinical applications” through Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland Medical …

  • Gail Robertson

    Gail Robertson to Receive 2019 Kenneth S. Cole Award

    Dr. Gail A. Robertson will receive the 2019 Kenneth S. Cole Award from the Biophysical Society. The selection committee writes that “Gail embodies the spirit and intent of the Cole Award, and is recognized for …

  • Donata Oertel

    Donata Oertel Elected as AAAS Fellow

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science has elected Dr. Donata Oertel from the University of Wisconsin–Madison as an AAAS Fellow. Dr. Oertel, Neuroscience Professor and Mary Herman and Lucien Rubinstein Distinguished Chair of …

  • Darcie Moore

    Moore Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

    Darcie Moore is the recipient of an NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for High-Risk, High-Reward Research. Her project is titled “The Mechanisms and Functional Role of the Asymmetric Segregation of Cellular Cargoes in Stem Cells.” …

  • Ed Chapman

    Chapman Wins Pew Innovation Fund Award

    The Pew Charitable Trust announced that Dr. Ed Chapman, Professor of Neuroscience in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is one of a dozen leading “Innovation Fund” researchers who will collaborate …

  • The cover of the JNeurosci Journal of Neuroscience Magazine, August 8th, 2018, Volume 38, Number 32.

    Chiang, Chang, and Jackson Featured in Cover of Journal of Neuroscience Vol 38 Issue 32

    Chung-Wei Chiang, Che-Wei Chang, and Meyer Jackson decorate the cover of the Journal of Neuroscience, Volume 38,Issue 32, (August 08, 2018)! The title of the paper that accompanies the cover is “The Transmembrane Domain of …

  • Ed Chapman

    Chapman Awarded 2019 Sir Bernard Katz Award

    Ed Chapman receives the 2019 Sir Bernard Katz Award of the Biophysical Society! Ed Chapman has been chosen to be the 2019 recipient of the Sir Bernard Katz Award of the Exocytosis/Endocytosis subgroup of the …

  • Xinyu Zhao

    Xinyu Zhao Receives the National Fragile X Foundation Research Award

    The National Fragile X Foundation (NFXF) Board of Directors has awarded Dr. Xinyu Zhao the NFXF Research Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding of Fragile X. Fragile X syndrome is the leading inherited cause …

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