Our graduate student Konstantin Willeke is participating in this year’s “NeNa” conference, a conference organized by and for graduate students. This conference is special because it is attended primarily only by students, along with one experienced keynote speaker who conveys his/her gained wisdom and advice from a celebrated neuroscience career. This conference is one of[…]
Congratulations to our graduate student Chen for winning the Society for Neuroscience’s 2016 Trainee Professional Development Award! This merit based award will help Chen to attend the society’s annual meeting in San Diego, and to also benefit from the many Professional Development Workshops and Short Courses that are offered by the society at this conference.[…]
We have a new book chapter in press on saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements inÂ From Neuron to Cognition via Computational Neuroscience (Edited by Michael Arbib and James Bonaiuto, and published by the MIT Press). This book is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and it contains lecture slides as well as computational simulation[…]
We have a new paper in press in the international journal, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. This paper is part of our ongoing collaboration with the lab of Prof. Masatoshi Yoshida, from the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Okazaki, Japan. The paper describes an interesting perspective on the role of the[…]
We are grateful for the “Exceptional” recommendation that Prof. Michele Basso, from UCLA, has made about our recent work! Click on the image for more details: This comes on the heels of another “Exceptional” recommendation about the same work from Prof. Kathy Cullen of McGill University. Our paper itself can also be read here.
…on the critical role of nonhuman primates in medical research. There is also an accompanying brochure on the lifesaving benefits of primate research.