Heather Turner was awarded an individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NIH and the Neuroscience Graduate Student Brain Awareness Outreach Award February 2013!
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"
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Anuja Chandrasekar (Advisor:Neal Waxham, Ph.D.) successfully defended Thu, April 25th
Helen Yanran Wang (Advisor: John O'Brien, Ph.D.) successfully defended Tue, April 2nd
Brittany Parker was the winner of the 2013 SIC Academic Scholarship!
Antonio Tito received the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) MARC Travel Award February 11, 2013.
Christopher Conner was the recipients of the 2013 President's Research Scholarship!
Brittany Parker was the recipient of the 2012-2013 Tzu-Chi Foundation Scholarship for Excellence!
Julie Hill and Christopher Conner were the recipients of the 2012 Dean's Research Award!!
Conner CR, Chen G, Pieters TA, Tandon N. Category Specific Spatial Dissociations of Parallel Processes Underlying Visual Naming. Cerebral Cortex. 2013 (in press)
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)
Watrous AJ, Tandon N, Conner CR, Pieters TA, Ekstrom AD. Frequency-specific increases in network connectivity underlie successful spatiotemporal memory retrieval. Nat Neurosci. 2013 (in press)
Pieters TA, Conner CR, Tandon N. Recursive grid partitioning on a cortical surface model: An optimized technique for the localization of implanted subdural electrodes. J Neurosurgery. 2012 (in press)
Swann NC, Cai W, Conner CR, Pieters TA, Claffey MP, George JS, DiSano MA, Aron AR, Tandon N. Roles for the presupplementary motor area and the right inferior frontal gyrus in stopping action: electrophysiological responses and functional and structural connectivity. Neuroimage. 2012 Feb 1;59(3):2860-70
Beauchamp, MS, Sun, P, Baum, Sarah H, Tolias, A, and Yoshor, D. Electrocorticography Links Human Temporoparietal Junction to Visual Perception. Nature Neuroscience 15(7):957-9, 2012.
Baum, Sarah H, Martin, RC, Hamilton, AC, and Beauchamp, MS. Multisensory Speech Perception Without the Left Superior Temporal Sulcus. Neuroimage 62:1825-32,2012.
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.
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