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May 5, 2017
Spring Semester 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Program Newsletter

The May 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Student newsletter.

Sarah Cooper awarded NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship
May 1, 2017
Sarah Cooper awarded NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship from NIDA

Congratulations to Sarah Cooper on receipt of the NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship for her work on "Determination of morphological and molecular adaptations in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons by chronic morphine".

February 17, 2017
Gulbransen and Brown most cited paper

Brian Gulbransen and Isola Brown have most cited and downloaded paper in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2016. 

January 4, 2017
Neuroscience Graduate Program Newsletter

The December 2016 Neuroscience Graduate Student newsletter features articles on Div-Seq and What Yoga does for your brain.

May 24, 2016
MSU hosts successful MiSFN annual meeting

Many thanks to Joe Beatty, the MSU MiSFN Councilor, and the MiSFN board for organizing the meeting.

A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease
May 24, 2016
A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease

Researchers of motoneuron disease typically have focused on how bad genes in the motoneurons cause them to become sick and die.

Improving electrical communication with the brain
May 18, 2016
Improving electrical communication with the brain

Erin Purcell, PhD, received a R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore why devices implanted in the brain lose their efficacy over time.

Rescuing synaptic function may cure neuromuscular disease
May 12, 2016
Rescuing synaptic function may cure neuromuscular disease

The Jordan Lab published new research in the Journal of Neuroscience examining the function of neuromuscular synapses in spinal bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA)

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!
December 10, 2015
Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!

Maggie Mohr UCLA Fellowship Recipient
June 29, 2015
Maggie Mohr UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient

Maggie Mohr, a new alumna from the Sisk lab, is the recipient of the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship, a prestigious award at UCLA.

Kathy Halievski Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship winner
May 21, 2015
Kathy Halievski Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship winner

Kathy Halievski, a graduate student in the Jordan-Breedlove lab, has been selected to receive a Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship.

Ashley Hannah Sanderlin King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Recipient
April 15, 2015
Ashley Hannah Sanderlin King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Recipient

Ashley Hannah Sanderlin, a graduate student in Dr. Andrea Bozoki's lab, is a recipient of the 2015 King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship

Nicole Polinski Selected as SFN Early Career Policy Fellow
April 7, 2015
Nicole Polinski Selected as SFN Early Career Policy Fellow

Nicole Polinski, a graduate student in Caryl Sortwell's lab, has been selected as one of 10 fellows in the 2015 Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) Early Career Policy Fellows Program

2015 Neuroscience Fair Huge Success
March 27, 2015
2015 Neuroscience Fair Huge Success

Over 500 children and adults attended the Michigan State University Neuroscience Program’s annual Neuroscience Fair on March 21, 2015.

Apryl Pooley speaking at TedxMSU
February 27, 2015
Apryl Pooley speaking at TedxMSU

Apryl Pooley, a graduate student in the Jordan-Breedlove lab, has been selected as a speaker at the TedxMSU event on March 4.