Category Archives: Students

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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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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First year students chose first rotations

Do you wonder where your friends are hiding? This is where they can be found for a significant portion of the week. The Program’s first year students have chosen their first research rotation labs, as follows: Sweta Agrawal/ Tom Daniel … Continue reading

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12 students join our Program in the class of 2010-2011

Please welcome these 12 students who are entering the N&B program this year. Sweta Agrawal Heather Barnett (MSTP) Matthew Brodsky Florence D’Orzai Philia Gau Sung-Eun Huh Yusha “Katie” Liu (MSTP) Alison Mehravari Alipi Naydenov (MSTP) Dina Popovkina Melissa Ralston Stephanie … Continue reading

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UW School of Medicine celebrates 1st year grad students

Every year, the UW School of Medicine holds a celebration for first-year graduate students. Faculty, staff, and second-year graduate students are also invited. We hope you’ll attend! Thursday, October 28, 20104:30–6:30 p.m. Lobby (A-300), Magnuson Health Sciences Center, University of … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Will

N&B student William Marrs, mentored by Nephi Stella, is the lead author of an important paper recently published in Nature Neuroscience, described in this press release, and lauded by Futurity. Their work describes a novel mechanism that degrades the endocannabinoid, … Continue reading

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