Ben Hayden and Seng Bum Michael Yoo have paper published in Neuron

Ben Hayden and Seng Bum Michael Yoo have a paper published in Neuron.

Seng Bum Michael Yoo, Benjamin Hayden; "Economic choice as an untangling of options into actions", Neuron, August 2018.

Michael Lee and Sylvain Lesné have paper accepted in Acta Neuropathologica

Michael Lee and Sylvain Lesné have paper accepted in Acta Neuropathologica. 

Shahzad S. Khan*, Michael LaCroix*, Gabriel Boyle*, Mathew A. Sherman, Jennifer L. Brown, Fatou Amar, Jacqeline Aldaco, Michael K. Lee, George S. Bloom & Sylvain E. Lesné. "Bidirectional modulation of Alzheimer phenotype by alpha-synuclein in mice and primary neurons".

David Redish, Mark Thomas and Brian Sweis (Ph.D. 2018) have paper published in Science and write up in The New York Times

David Redish, Mark Thomas and Brian Sweis (Ph.D. 2018) have paper published in Science.

Brian M. Sweis, Samantha V. Abram, Brandy J. Schmidt, Kelsey D. Seeland, Angus W. MacDonald III, Mark J. Thomas, A. David Redish, "Sensitivity to “sunk costs” in mice, rats, and humans", Science, July 2018.

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6398/178.full 

The paper also received a write up in The New York Times.

David Redish, Mark Thomas and Brian Sweis (Ph.D. 2018) together have two papers accepted for publication.

David Redish, Mark Thomas and GPN alum Brian Sweis together have two papers accepted for publication.

B. M. Sweis, E. B. Larson, A. D. Redish, M. J. Thomas (in press) “Altering gain of the infralimbic to accumbens shell circuit alters economically dissociable decision-making algorithms” PNAS.

B. M. Sweis, M. J. Thomas, A. D. Redish (in press) “Mice learn to avoid regret” PLoS Biology.

Congratulations to Marija Cvetanovic for being awarded R01 Grant

Marija Cvetanovic was just awarded a new, five year RO1 entitled, "Understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration"

Congratulations to Zachary Zeidler and Adele DeNicola for being awarded the 2018 President's Student Leadership and Service Award

Zachary Zeidler and Adele DeNicola were both awarded the 2018 President's Student Leadership and Service Award, which recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leaders at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Esther Krook-Magnuson PhD Named McKnight Land Grant Professor

Congratulations to Graduate Program of Neuroscience faculty member Esther Krook-Magnuson, in the Department of Neuroscience, who was named a McKnight Land-Grant Professor for 2018-2020. The award is designed to advance the careers of new assistant professors. 

http://www.scholarswalk.umn.edu/awards/mcknight/mcknight_landgrant.html

Patrick Rothwell and Sarah Heilbronner have been awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grants

Patrick Rothwell and Sarah Heilbronner have been awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grants.  Patrick's project is entitled, " Optogenetic Measurement and Manipulation of Striatal Microcircuit Dysfunction in Neuroligin-3 Mutant Mice" and Sarah's project is "Posteromedial cortex circuits in depression and schizophrenia".

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