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Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defenses

Upcoming NB&B student thesis defenses: 12/17, Joshua Chalif (Mentis lab); 12/20, Clare Howard (Mann lab); 12/21, Adan Horta (Lomvardas lab)

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defense

Nina So, from the Laboratory of Sarah Woolley, will defend her thesis on 12/10/18: "Behavioral significance and neural processing of communication vocalizations."

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defense

Peter Wang, from the laboratories of Richard Axel and Larry Abbott, will defend his thesis on 11/26: "Order from Disorder: Imposing Structure on Odor Representation during Learning."

Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defense

NB&B student thesis defense: Chris Cueva (Fusi Lab), 10/31/18, "Recurrent computation in brains and machines"

Rafael Yuste Awarded Eliasson Global Leadership Prize

Congratulations to KIBS Co-Director, Rafa Yuste, on being awarded the Eliasson Global Leadership Prize by the Tällberg Foundation for his seminal contributions in inspiring the US and International BRAIN initiatives and for his efforts toward building ethical guidelines for neurotechnology and artificial intelligence.

Rockefeller Neuroscience Symposium

Registration is open for the Neuroscience Symposium: “Memory, Mind and Mechanism: A Symposium in Honor of the Centenary of Brenda Milner,"  scheduled for Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Caspary Auditorium at The Rockefeller University.

Student Thesis Defense

NB&B student thesis defense: Conor Dempsey (Sawtell Lab), 9/10/18: "Learning and generalization of sensory predictions in cerebellum-like structures."

Spencer Lecture 2018

Save the Date: 40th Spencer Lecture will be 10/9/18. Awardees: Silva Arber and Botond Roska

Upcoming Neurobiology & Behavior Seminars

NB&B Seminars - 6/7/18: Cagla Erogul (Duke University), "How do astrocytes sculpt synaptic circuits?" 6/14/18: Myriam Heiman (MIT), "Cell type-specific profiling and genetic screening in mouse models of Huntington's Disease."

Seven Scientific Pioneers to Receive 2018 Kavli Prizes

The 2018 Kavli Prizes were announced on May 31, 2018. Leare more about the laureates.