Center for Neuroscience
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Breaking News and Announcements!
The 2015 Center for Neuroscience Retreat will be held on July 19 - 20, 2015, at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center in Wheeling, WV. Mark your calendars! A general schedule will be available in the next few weeks. 

Summer Undergraduate Research Interns (SURIs) have been selected for the summer of 2015, and we are currently planning a schedule for the summer. We are all very excited to meet our interns and participate in this summer's program! 

The WVU Undergraduate Neuroscience Club was awarded SGA Student Organization of the Year! Congratulations to the Club, and best wishes for an exciting future of growth and opportunity! For more information about the Undergraduate Neuroscience Club, contact wvuneuroscienceclub@gmail.com, or visit: http://unc.studentorgs.wvu.edu/home

 

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    Paul Holcomb
    Neuroscience Graduate Student Awarded NRSA
    Paul Holcomb, a neuroscience graduate student in Dr. George Spirou's lab, was recently awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), to complete a research project entitled, "Structural Polarity Influences Terminal Placement and Competition in Formation of the Calyx of Held."
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    Matt Boots
    Boots Wins Ruby Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship
    Matthew Boots, a Mechanical Engineering graduate student pursuing research in assistive robotics to help stroke survivors with daily challenges, has been awarded a Ruby Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship. Matt is currently working on his research in Dr. Yakovenko's Neural Engineering Lab at the CN.
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    Dr. Simpkins
    WVU Awarded $10.7M CoBRE Grant
    WVU has been awarded a $10.7 million CoBRE grant to conduct research in stroke, in the Center for Basic and Translational Stroke Research (CBTSR), directed by Dr. Jim Simpkins.
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    Dr. Taura Barr
    Dr. Barr wins WVU Innovation Award
    Dr. Taura Barr and her research team received a 2015 WVU Innovation Award for having recently developed a diagnostic tool that can tell from a blood draw if a person is having a stroke, and when it began.