Natalia Sabrina Rozas de O'Laughlin successfully defended her thesis November 25th!
(Advisor: Pramod K. Dash, Ph.D.)
MTORC1 Signaling in Memory Function and Dysfunction
SfN Brain Awareness Video Contest
Ariana Andrei, Stacy Eriksson and Marcello Mulas from UTHealth-Houston, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy won First Place in the 2012 Brain Awareness Video contest for "The Carrot."
Sarah Baum, Heather Turner, Nadeeka Dias, Deepna Devkar, Natalie Sirisaengtaksin and Jonathan Flynn further explain the structures, functions and pathways of the auditory system in "The Journey of Sound"
By Natalia Rozas de O'Laughlin
Thursday, Dec 5th at 11:30 in MSB 7.046
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Reminder: All students are reqired to prepare a pre-committee report. This report needs to be sent to Amanda Concha and your committee members at least one week before your meeting.
Advisor: Nachum Dafny, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013, 2p.m.
UT - Medical School, MSB B.645
Ventral tegmental area neuronal activity correlated with animal behavioral responses to acute and chronic methylphenidate for
NGP Retreat Competition Winners!!!
Posters winners: 1st Natalie Sirisaengtaksin 2nd Heather Turner 3rd Jon Flynn
Best Speaker winners: 1st Brittany Parker
2nd Sarah Baum 3rd Madeline Farley
Monica Gireud is the recipient of the Federation Of American Societies For Experimental Biology (FASEB) MARC travel award!
GSEC Poster Session Winners!!!
2nd Place Cihan Kadipasaoglu
3rd Place Nadeeka Dias and Natalie Sirisaengtaksin
Brittany Parker was the recipient of the 2013 GSBS President's Research Scholarship.
Curtis Neveu and Natalie Sirisaengtaksin are the recipients of the 2013-2014 Russell and Diana Hawkins Family Foundation Discovery Fellowships.
Brittany Parker was the winner of the 2013 Caroline Ross Endowment Fund Fellowship in Brain Cancer Research and the 2013 SIC Academic Scholarship!
Antonio Tito received the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) MARC Travel Award February 11, 2013.
Brittany Parker was the recipient of the 2012-2013 Tzu-Chi Foundation Scholarship for Excellence!
Sarah Eagleman was the recipient of the 2013 Dean's Research Award.
Brittany C. Parker, Manon Engels, Matti Annala, Wei Zhang. (2013) Emergence of FGFR family gene fusions as therapeutic targets in a wide spectrum of solid tumors. The Journal of Pathology. In Press.
Lalit Patel, Da Yang, Brittany C. Parker, and Zhang, W. (2013) Translational Genomics in Cancer Research: Converting Profiles into Personalized Cancer Medicine. The Chinese Journal of Cancer. In Press.
Brittany C. Parker and Wei Zhang. (2013) Fusion genes in solid tumors: an emerging target for cancer diagnosis and treatment. The Chinese Journal of Cancer. In Press.
Mehra A, Zahra A, Thompson V, Sirisaengtaksin N, Wells A, et al. (2013) Mycobacterium tuberculosis Type VII Secreted Effector EsxH Targets Host ESCRT to Impair Trafficking. PLoS Pathog 9(10): e1003734. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1003734
Ferrati S, McConnell KI, Mack AC, Sirisaengtaksin N, Diaz R, Bean AJ, Ferrari M, Serda RE Cellular communication via nanoparticle-transporting biovesicles. . Nanomedicine (Lond). 2013 Jun 3.
Stuart D. Red, Marsha R. Zhang, Angela H. Lin, Saumil S. Patel, Anne B. Sereno
Evidence of Cognitive Dysfunction after Soccer Playing with Ball Heading Using a Novel Tablet-Based Approach (2013) PLOS
Hoffman L, Farley MM, Waxham MN (2013) CaMKII isoforms differentially impact the dynamics and structure of the actin cytoskeleton. Biochemistry.
Matti Annala, Brittany C. Parker, Wei Zhang, and Matti Nykter (2013). Fusion genes and their discovery using high throughput sequencing. Cancer Letters. (In press).
Brittany Parker, Matti Annala, David Cogdell, Kirsi Granberg, Yan Sun, Ping Ji, Xia Li, Joy Gumin, Hong Zheng, Limei Hu, Olli Yli-Harja, Hannu Haapasalo, Tapio Visakorpi, Xiuping Liu, Chang-gong Liu, Raymond Sawaya, Gregory Fuller, Kexin Chen, FrederickbLang, Matti Nykter and Wei Zhang (2012) The tumorigenic fusion FGFR3-TACC3 escapes miR-99a regulation in glioblastoma. Journal of Clin Invest. (in press)
Sarah Eagleman and V. Dragoi. (2012) Image sequence reactivation in awake V4 networks. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 109(47): 19450-5
Zage, P. E., Sirisaengtaksin, Natalie, Liu, Y., Gireud, Monica, Brown, Brandon S., Palla, S., Richards, K. N., Hughes, D. P. M. and Bean, A. J., UBE4B levels are correlated with clinical outcomes in neuroblastoma patients and with altered neuroblastoma cell proliferation and sensitivity to epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors. Cancer. 2013 Feb 15;119(4):915-23.
Swulius, M.T., Farley, Madeline M., Bryant, M.A., Waxham, M.N. (2012) Electron cryotomography of postsynaptic densities during development reveals a mechanism of assembly. Neuroscience. 212: p. 19-29.
Alejandro Vila, Hiromasa Satoh, Carolina Rangel, Stephen L. Mills, Hideo Hoshi,
John O'Brien, Daniel R. Marshak, Peter R. Macleish, and David W. Marshak . (2012) Histamine Receptors of Cones and Horizontal Cells in Old World Monkey Retina. JCN 520(3): 528–543
Salvatore L. Stella Jr., Alejandro Vila, Albert Y. Hung, Michael E. Rome, Uyenchi Huynh,
Morgan Sheng, Hans-Juergen Kreienkamp, Nicholas C. Brecha. (2012) Association of Shank 1A Scaffolding Protein with Cone Photoreceptor Terminals in the Mammalian Retina. PLoS One 7(9): e43463. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043463