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2014 Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) Northwest Regional Perfect Pitch Contest

Congratulations to all students who participated in the 2014 Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) Northwest Regional Perfect Pitch Contest on September 19. CSNE students had 90 seconds and one slide to pitch the problems they are addressing, the neural … Continue reading

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Five current N&B students have won NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Five current N&B students have won NSF Graduate Research Fellowships: Elle O’Brien (1st Year) Lauren Hood (Reh lab) Bethany Kondiles (1st Year) Brooke Jarvie (Palmiter lab) Sarah Pickett (Raible lab) In addition, Rich Pang (Fairhall lab) earned an Honorable Mention. … Continue reading

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Roozbeh Kiani Receives Sloan Fellowship

Roozbeh Kiani, a former student of the Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior at UW, has been awarded the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Awarded annually since 1955, these fellowships are given to early-career scientists whose achievements and potential identify … Continue reading

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Press Release 13-105 STEM Graduate Education Challenge Prompts Hundreds to Offer Ideas for Improvements Challenge launched by National Science Foundation reveals desire to reshape graduate education according to today’s increasingly global and interdisciplinary practice of science, technology, engineering and mathematics … Continue reading

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Current Trends and Future Directions of Synaptic Plasticity Research – July 18-20, 2013

We are pleased to announce the international Symposium “Current Trends and Future Directions of Synaptic Plasticity Research” to be held at the University of Washington from July 18th through July 20th, 2013. Synaptic plasticity is the best cellular and molecular … Continue reading

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Entering Class of 2013

Here is the final roster of students who have accepted our offer of admitance to the Graduate Program in Neurobiology & Behavior this Fall 2013. Our recruiting was very successful this year! Jonathan Browning University of Washington, Applied & Computational … Continue reading

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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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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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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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