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Zach James to present in the UW Postdoc Seminar Series

Sackler Scholar Zach James, working in the labs of Bill Zagotta (Physiology & Biophysics) and Ning Zheng (Pharmacology), is one of only 14 postdoctoral fellows at the UW School of Medicine selected to speak in the 2016-2017 UW Postdoc Seminar … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals

We are very pleased to announce the eighth ***CALL FOR PROPOSALS*** for the Sackler Scholars in Biophysics postdoctoral fellowship. Review of applications for this round will begin on September 15, 2016.  We strongly recommend that any pending proposals are submitted … Continue reading

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Science in Medicine presents Fred Rieke, Jan 14th

“Retinal Encoding of Natural Images” A central goal in the study of any sensory system is to predict neural responses to natural inputs. Nowhere is the transformation from stimulus to response better understood than the vertebrate retina. Nevertheless, descriptions of … Continue reading

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Symposium honoring Eb Fetz

A symposium on Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience of Motor Control will honor Eb Fetz, professor of Physiology & Biophysics and Sackler Scholar program faculty member.  The event is part of the Japan Neuroscience 2014 conference and was organized by scientists … Continue reading

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Workshop is first mind-meld of UW, Allen Brain Institute

For the first time, two Seattle powerhouses in brain research are collaborating to teach the next generation of neuroscientists. The University of Washington’s Computational Neuroscience program and the Allen Institute for Brain Science will jointly offer a “Summer Workshop on the … Continue reading

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Hacking the Brain to Reveal, Repair, & Rebuild

Seattle Arts & Lectures will sponsor an interdisciplinary lectures series on advances in neuroscience that are revealing the inner workings of the brain.  The lectures are being presented in partnership with the University of Washington Alumni Association and The Graduate … Continue reading

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Fred Rieke and Adrienne Fairhall elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

Congratulations to Sackler Scholars Faculty members Fred Rieke and Adrienne Fairhall on their election to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.  Eighteen new members of WSAS were elected this year, 10 from the UW.  The WSAS was established in 2005 … Continue reading

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Beth Buffalo leads DARPA-funded program to restore memory loss

Beth Buffalo, associate professor of Physiology & Biophysics and Sackler Scholars faculty member, will lead the University of Washington team in a multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort to develop next-generation technologies to restore memory function in individuals who suffer from … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals

We are very pleased to announce the sixth ***CALL FOR PROPOSALS*** for the Sackler Scholars in Biophysics postdoctoral fellowship. Review of applications for this round will begin on October 3, 2014. We strongly recommend that any pending proposals are submitted on or before … Continue reading

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Sackler Scholars Program in Integrative Biophysics renewed

A generous gift from the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation will fund the Sackler Scholars Program for another four years.  We anticipate announcement of the next competition for new Scholar appointments in the very near future. We are very grateful … Continue reading

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