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UNC joins launch of SPARK, nation’s largest autism research study
The UNC Neuroscience Center has also joined UNC SPARK to fund a full-time staff person and undergraduates dedicated to community outreach.
Apr 21, 2016
16th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize Ceremony and Lecture was held April 8th
The 16th Perl/UNC Neuroscience Prize award ceremony and lecture was held on April 8th at 3PM in G202 MBRB.
Apr 05, 2016
Philpot lab publishes research in Neuron
In the journal Neuron, Ben Philpot, PhD, professor of cell biology and physiology, published his lab’s research analyzing the spatial determinants for UBE3A loss in the development of seizures and other hyperexcitability phenotypes in the brain
Mar 31, 2016
Zylka lab publishes in Nature Communications
The study shows how a class of commonly used fungicides, designed to protect crops, can cause gene expression changes in mouse brain cells that look strikingly similar to changes in the brains of people with autism and Alzheimer’s disease.
Mar 31, 2016
Spencer Smith awarded HFSP Grant
Spencer Smith was awarded a Human Frontier Science Program grant for the "real-time tracking and imaging of neuronal dynamics in freely moving vertebrates."
Mar 22, 2016