Center for Neuroscience
Welcome to the WVU Center for Neuroscience
Welcome back! The CN is ready for Fall 2014!
 
The Neuroscience Seminar Series started up in August, with our first seminar on August 20. Check the calendar below for upcoming seminars and events in the CN! Also, if you don't already, follow us on Twitter (@WVUCN) for even more news and announcements. Welcome, new students; and welcome back, current students! Cheers to a great Fall semester!

The Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization participated in the "2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's" and raised over $1,300! Click here to read more

 

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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. Yakovenko
    Dr. Yakovenko teaches at AACIMP
    Dr. Sergiy Yakovenko is a co-director of a course for the AACIMP, a summer school in Kiev, Ukraine. Dr. Yakovenko will also deliver a plenary lecture during this summer school.
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    Tucker Lab Publishes JN Cover Article
    Abby Myers, a Neuroscience grad student in Dr. Eric Tucker's lab, was lead author on a study published in The Journal of Neuroscience's June 11, 2014 issue, which earned the cover art for this issue. Click below to read more.