Author Archives: Mark Bothwell

N&B Class of 2012

Here is the final roster of students who have accepted our offer of admitance to the Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior this Fall. Our recruiting was exceptionally successful this year! Ashley Angell BS, Biochem, Univ Iowa Mishaela DiNino BA, … Continue reading

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15 Students Will Join the N&B Program this Fall

The Program’s recruiting efforts this year were exceptionally successful. 15 outstanding students have accepted our invitation to join the Neurobiology & Behavior graduate program this Fall. This represents a 35% accept rate – the highest the program has seen for … Continue reading

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No Nerds Here

Students in our Neurobiology & Behavior Graduate Program aren’t merely talented scientists. They are actually really interesting people with lifestyles that are not defined entirely by their long hours in the lab. Case in point – Sharri Zamore, also known … Continue reading

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Grad. School Professional Development Events

“Collaborating and Co-Authoring” Jan. 18 from 11:30-12:20 Many scholars enjoy co-authoring because doing so affords an opportunity to develop new ideas, extend our methodological toolkit, and share the workload. If you hear of such an opportunity, or see a call … Continue reading

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N&B Student Stephanie Furrer has cover article of Journal of Neuroscience Special Issue

Stephanie’s work on Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7 was published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Neuroscience

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N&B Social at the SFN Meeting

The Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior will be hosting a social mixer in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, November 12, 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Food and drink while it lasts! Program co-director Eliot Brenowitz will be your host, at Againn DC … Continue reading

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BRAINS will promote diversity in neuroscience.

Neurobiology & Behavior Program faculty member (and ex-program director) Sheri Mizumori is the Principle Investigator of an NIH R25 grant recently awarded in the amount of a nearly $1.3 million dollars, over 5 years. The project “Broadening the Representation of … Continue reading

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Computational Neuroscience Training Grant

A new NIH Computational Neuroscience Training Grant has been awarded to the University of Washington, with N&B Program faculty member Adrienne Fairhall serving as the Principle Investigator and Director. The grant will initiate two new programs. The grant contains a … Continue reading

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10 Students will enter the N&B Program in 2011

Our goal this year was to recruit 9 or 10 students.  The recruitment effort, led by Maureen Neitz, was highly successful. 10 students accepted our offer to join the Neurobiology & Behavior Program.  They are – Tatiana Anderson BS, Neuroscience … Continue reading

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Society for Neuroscience Awards Thesis Prize to Roozbeh Kiani

Roozbeh Kiani, who recently completed his PhD research with Michael Shadlen in the Neurobiology & Behavior Graduate Program, was awarded the Donald B. Lindsley Prize for an outstanding PhD thesis in the area of general behavioral neuroscience.

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