March 5, 2019
Stan Froehner, Professor and Chair of Physiology and Biophysics, has been appointed the holder of the UW Medicine Distinguished Endowed Professorship. Congratulations Stan!
December 13, 2018
Our colleague, Bertil Hille, recently celebrated his 50th year as a faculty member in our department. This story published in The Huddle is a tribute to his many contributions the University of Washington.
October 23, 2018
Andres was interviewed about his science and his social justice work by Scientists Advocating for Representation, Justice and Equity. See his interview here: http://students.washington.edu/sarje/andresbarria
July 23, 2018
According to the annual survey conducted the Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology, our department ranks #1 in total grant support. PBIO faculty won more than $15.1 in grant funds in 2017, almost $5 million higher than the #2 department. We also ranked 2nd in dollars per square foot of research space and 3rd…
June 4, 2018
To design programs that meet the career needs of postdoctoral scholars, it is essential to understand what those needs are. Sharona Gordon, professor of Physiology & Biophysics, together with Rebecca Price (UW-Bothell) and Ira Kantrowitz-Gordon (UW SON), recently published their work analyzing how postdoc’s scientific identities influenced their career goals. Their identified two discourses: bench…
January 12, 2018
Eb Fetz was interviewed by The Economist about his work on brain-computer interfaces. The story was featured in the magazine’s Technology Quarterly.
December 19, 2017
Beth Buffalo has been selected as one of 4 scientists to win the 2018 Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award by the McKnight Foundation. The funds from this award will be used to study “Neural Dynamics of Memory and Cognition in the Primate Hippocampal Formation.” The hippocampus is a small area of the brain associated with…
November 19, 2017
Stan Froehner is one of 8 UW faculty elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was recognized for his research on muscular dystrophy, particularly the discovery and studies of syntrophins. The syntrophins are a family of proteins that link signaling proteins to dystrophin, the protein defective in Duchenne…
John Tuthill joins Next Generation Leaders advisory council at the Allen Institute for Brain Science
John Tuthill is the first University of Washington faculty member to be selected as a member of the Next Generation Leaders advisory council of the Allen Institute for Brain Science. He is one of six distinguished early-career researchers who will provide feedback in both formal and informal settings to scientists at the Allen Institute. The…
June 27, 2017
John Tuthill, assistant professor of Physiology & Biophysics, is one of 15 early career scientists to be named a 2017 Searle Scholar. The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected universities and research centers to support the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the biomedical sciences and chemistry. Congratulations, John! The last University of Washington faculty…