Congrats Takuma and thanks to NEI for the support!
Thank you to the Lighthouse Guild for this honor!
A collaboration with the Hattar Lab, this paper combines Michelle Ren’s beautiful MS thesis work from the Schmidt/Turek labs with Alan Rupp’s beautiful PhD work from the Hattar lab. We find that distinct circuits are responsible for light’s acute versus circadian effects on sleep and body temperature. Link: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/12/13/496323
With an assist from Jasmine, Amanda, and Katelyn!
Link to the article: https://elifesciences.org/articles/39866
With Takuma as her NEURON mentor.
Link to info about the NEURON program at Northwestern University: https://www.neurobiology.northwestern.edu/undergraduate/Research%20Opportunities/neuron.html
And Yudai won Best Poster! Congrats to all for great work this summer!
With an assist from Seul Ki. Congrats!
Link to the article: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/cne.24469
Sam and Yudai received Summer URGs and Uma received a Neuroscience Summer Research Grant. Congrats!