Study could lead to new drug development targets for forms of anxiety that are more pathological, such as those associated with excessive alcohol intake or opiate abuse.
Reid Olsen wins a 2015 Joy Cappel Young Investigator award.
Meagan Ryan, CCBTP trainee and graduate student in the Der and Cox Labs, has been selected to receive a Women in Cancer Research (WICR) Scholar Award.
Nicole Baker founds Science Writing and Communication Club and popular SWAC science blog, The PipettePen.
The Hahn, Kuhlman and Kasai labs developed a genetically encoded probe that can label and optically erase synapses that were enlarged or generated by motor learning. Dense labeling of synapses was found in a small subset of pyramidal neurons, and irradiation with blue light erased motor memory.
UNC and UCSF labs create a new research tool to find homes for two orphan cell-surface receptors, a crucial step toward finding better therapeutics and causes of drug side effects.