Recent Awards, Fellowships, Publications and Outreach

Date Fellowships, Awards and Outreach
January 2021 NCI Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service F30 Award - Peter Weng
October 2020 2020 Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence - Elizabeth Fleming
September 2020 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Winston Liu
July 2020 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Mariah Hazlett
June 2020 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Jennifer Li
April 2020 Richard Merritt Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence in Science Communications - Meredith Schmehl 

January 2020

2020 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring - Gwenaëlle Thomas
December 2019 Graduate School Professional Development Grant-  Robin Blazing and Jeffrey Mohl
September 2019 Integrative Bioinformatics for Investigating and Engineering Microbiomes (IBIEM) Fellowship - Winston Liu
September 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Shiva Nagappan - Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
September 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Jennifer Li - Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
September 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Divya Subramanian - Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting
September 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Jiaxuan Qi - Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 
August 2019 Triangle Branch of the Business and Professional Women Foundation Fellowship - Meredith Schmehl
August 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Kiersten Ruda
August 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Urann Chan
July 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Elizabeth Fleming- Gordon Research Seminar, Cerebellum, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
July 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Stuart Behling- Gordon Research Seminar, Cerebellum, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
July 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Caley Burrus
July 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Alex Vaz
July 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Tyler Bradshaw
June 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Mariah Hazlett - Gordon Research Conference, Excitatory Synapses and Brain Function, New Hampshire
May 2019 Gordon Research Conference, Modulation of Neural Circuits and Behaviors, Les Diablerets, Switzerland- Invited Speaker - Jonnathan Singh Alvardo
May 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Jonnathan Singh Alvardo - Gordon Research Conference, Modulation of Neural Circuits and Behaviors, Les Diablerets, Switzerland
April 2019 Gertrude B. Elion Mentored Medical Student Research Award - Jamie Courtland
April 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Jamie Courtland
March 2019 Graduate School Travel Award - Urann Chan - Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Banff, Canada
March 2019 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Dalton Hughes
March 2019

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship - Valerie Michael

Date Publications
December 29, 2020

Valerie Michael, Jack Goffinet, John Pearson, Fan Wang, Katherine Tschida, and Richard Mooney. Circuit and synaptic organization of forebrain-to-midbrain pathways that promote and suppress vocalization. eLife 2020; 9:e63493  DOI: 10.7554/eLife.63493

October 19, 2020

Carina L. Block, Oznur Eroglu, Stephen D. Mague,  Chaichontat Sriworarat, Cameron Blount, Karen E. Malacon, Kathleen A. Beben, Nkemdilim Ndubuizu, Austin Talbot, Neil M. Gallagher, Young Chan Jo, Timothy Nyangacha,  David E. Carlson,  Kafui Dzirasa,  Cagla Eroglu,  Staci D. Bilbo. Prenatal Environmental Stressors Impair Postnatal Microglia Function and Adult Behavior in Males. bioRxiv 2020.10.15.336669; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.15.336669 

September 14, 2020

Kiersten Ruda, Joel Zylberberg & Greg D. Field. Ignoring correlated activity causes a failure of retinal population codes. Nat Commun 11, 4605 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-18436-2

May 22, 2020  Songhui Zhao, Bryson Deanhardt, George Thomas Barlow, Paulina Guerra Schleske, Anthony M. Rossi and Pelin C. Volkan. Chromatin-Based Reprogramming of a Courtship Regulator by Concurrent Pheromone Perception and Hormone Signaling. Science Advances. 22 May 2020. Vol. 6, no. 21, eaba6913. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba6913
June 20, 2019 Kim N, Li HE, Hughes RN, Watson GDR, Gallegos D, West AE, Kim IH, Yin HH.Gallegos, David. A Striatal Interneuron Circuit for Continuous Target Pursuit.  Nat Commun. 2019 Jun 20;10(1):2715. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-10716-w. PMID: 31222009 PMCID: PMC6586681
June 13, 2019 Tschida K, Michael V, Takatoh J, Han BX, Zhao S, Sakurai K, Mooney R, Wang F. A Specialized Neural Circuit Gates Social Vocalizations in the Mouse. Neuron. 2019 Jun 13. pii: S0896-6273(19)30478-7. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.05.025. PMID: 31204083