NEWS ARTICLES FROM THE NORTHWESTERN COMMUNITY

 

Professor Ravi Allada Receives Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG)
November 15, 2017

Professor Ravi Allada is a recent recipient of this year’s Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG).

Andrew Miri Recognized as a 2017 Next Generation Leader
November 9, 2017

Professor Andrew Miri has been recognized by the Allen Institute for Brain Science as a 2017 Next Generation Leader.

Dombeck Lab Publishes in Neuron
October 17, 2017

This past month Dombeck Lab members Mark Sheffield and Mike Adoff published a paper using cutting-edge microscopy techniques and mouse virtual reality to explore factors involved in forming an animal’s internal brain map of its local environment.

Professor Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy Receives NIH High Priority, Short-Term Project Award (R56)
October 16, 2017

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology, Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, received an award from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH).

Professor Daniel Dombeck Selected as AT&T Research Fellow
June 29, 2017

Professor Daniel Dombeck selected as AT&T Research Fellow 2017-18 and 2018-19.

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.