NEWS ARTICLES FROM THE NORTHWESTERN COMMUNITY

 

Allada Lab's Matthieu Flourakis Wins The Sleep Research Society Foundation's Career Development Award
March 14, 2017

Matthieu Flourakis of Professor Ravi Allada's Lab has been named one of three winners of the SRSF Career Development Award.

Northwestern's amazingly inventive professor Meade
February 17, 2017

Professor Thomas Meade Featured in Crain's: Meade to be inducted into National Academy of Inventors

Northwestern Study Finds Music Education Changes The Teen Brain
January 3, 2017

Northwestern University's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory published a study regarding music instruction. Music education changes the teenage brain if the subjects participate in the program for at least two years.

Postdoc Mark Howe and Professor Daniel Dombeck's research into dopamine is named #32 of Discover's Top 100 Stories of 2016
December 19, 2016

Northwestern neuroscientist Daniel Dombeck and his team observed dopamine releasing neurons firing when mice received rewards and when they were moving. They found that neurons typically fired during one event or the other, but not both.

Professor Genia Kozorovitskiy recipient of Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award
November 7, 2016

Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, assistant professor of neurobiology, has been awarded the Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN).

Professor Klein gives optimistic news towards curing Alzheimer's
November 7, 2016

Neurobiology Professor Bill Klein gives optimistic news towards curing Alzheimer's during a speech at The Merion senior living community

Professor Raman shares her experiences in an essay to eLife
October 19, 2016

Professor Raman shares her experiences in an essay to eLife about her experience as a woman in science.

Two Neurobiology professors are recipients of High-Risk, High-Reward Research Awards from NIH
October 4, 2016

Professor Catherine Woolley and Assistant Professor Tiffany Schmidt are both recipients of the NIH Common Fund's 2016 High-Risk, High-Reward Research Awards.

Neuro Alumni Event: I Majored in Neuroscience, now what?
September 26, 2016

Hear about some of the amazing career fields you can pursue. Our alumni will share their stories and answer your questions.

Ami Shah awarded Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
August 15, 2016

Ami Shah, a postdoctoral fellow in the Bozza lab, was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32) from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

Michael Kennedy Appointed to National Academies Teacher Advisory Council
July 29, 2016

Michael Kennedy, neurobiology and Science in Society director, has been appointed to the National Academies Teacher Advisory Council, a 12-member council that serves as an expert resource in K-12 education for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Kirsten Viola Awarded 2016 Senior Scientist Award
July 29, 2016

The de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging recognizes a senior scientist and a new investigator (first authors) who are judged to have each published the best paper in any peer-reviewed journal related to the topic of in-vivo neuroimaging of a neurodegenerative process.

Professor Tiffany Schmidt Awarded Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship in the Neurosciences
July 20, 2016

Neurobiology Professor Tiffany Schmidt was awarded the prestigious Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship in the Neurosciences.

Scientists Identify Neurochemical Signal Likely Missing in Parkinson’s
July 11, 2016

Researchers are first to discover two distinct populations of dopamine neurons

Cindy Chiu of McLean Lab Named Hartwell Fellow
July 1, 2016

The Hartwell Foundation announced its 2015 class of Hartwell Fellows, which provide funding to US citizens for postdoctoral training in biomedical science at select research institutions in the United States.

Northwestern's New Neuroscience Major Success
June 21, 2016

Northwestern’s new Neuroscience major has been a resounding success thus far.

Christina Enroth-Cugell, Distinguished Vision Scientist, Passes Away
June 20, 2016

Enroth-Cugell was heralded for her research on retinal ganglion cells in mammals

Northwestern Science Club Featured in Northwestern Research Magazine
June 14, 2016

An award-winning Northwestern program that brings mentored science learning to low-income kids has garnered additional recognition in a new high-profile academic journal.

Marco Gallio Honored for Innovative Brain Research
June 9, 2016

Neuroscientist is one of 22 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences nationwide

Professor Tiffany Schmidt awarded the Karl Kirchgessner Foundation Vision Research Grant
June 3, 2016

Professor Tiffany Schmidt has been awarded the Karl Kirchgessner Foundation Vision Research Grant.

Kirsten Viola awarded the 2016 de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging
May 25, 2016

Kirsten Viola has been awarded the 2016 de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging based on her 2015 Nature Nanotechnology paper.

Professor Ravi Allada Elected Secretary of the SRBR
May 25, 2016

Professor Allada will be serving in the executive role of Secretary of the SRBR.