Graduate Program in Neuroscience

October 13, 2016

Congratulations to Chris Johnson on his NRSA award.

Congratulations to Neuroscience Graduate Student Chris W. Johnson for his Individual National Research Service Award “Dissection of a neural circuit proposed to underlie hot flushes”, which will support Chris’s dissertation research in the Palmiter lab. Individual NRSA awards are extremely competitive and we are very proud to announce Chris’s success.  

September 27, 2016

Congratulations to Brian Schmidt

Congratulations to Brian Schmidt for work presented in his dissertation and published in Science Advances. The article has been featured in a few press releases from new outlets including Science Magazine, Science News and Popular Science. A link to the article is here: Press releases can be found at the following: A video explanation from Science:…

July 30, 2016

Identification of a new Brainstem Respiratory Center

Dear Neuroscience Community, Congratulations to Neuroscience Graduate Student Tatiana Anderson and her advisor, Nino Ramirez, on their identification of a new brainstem respiratory center that is responsible for the post inspiratory phase of breathing rhythms. Neurobiology & Behavior alumna Julia Pollak also contributed to the work. This work is getting a lot of press. See…

July 21, 2016

McKnight Scholar Award in Neuroscience

Two UW Neuroscience alumni, Abigail Person and Roozbeh Kiani, won the McKnight Scholar Award in Neuroscience for 2016. Congratulations to Abby and Roozbeh!

July 14, 2016

2016 Graduate Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Neuroscience Graduate Students Rapheal Williams and Rachael Stein, who were awarded 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Two additional students, Kali Esancy and Kathryn Reichard, were given Honorable Mentions. There is very stiff competition for these awards, and we celebrate this news.