Jun. 25, 2021—Jun. 23, 2021, 11:00 AM The Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of its inaugural Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards. The awards were designed by the Graduate Student Council to identify and honor the hard work and leadership of graduate students at Vanderbilt. The Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards recognize graduate student leaders on a...
May. 10, 2021—Richard Sando, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University Featured Article
Mar. 11, 2021—How did humans come to have the most cortical neurons of any species, without being special? Cooking is the answer: How did the human brain come to have the most cortical neurons of them all? Prof. Herculano-Houzel explains: Watch Prof. Herculano-Houzel explain how tiny bird brains can have as many neurons as primate brains: Prof....
Mar. 11, 2021—Watch Prof. Marois, chair of the Department of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, talk to Alan Alda about a study on how judges make sentencing decisions – and see neuroscience research happening:
Mar. 11, 2021—Watch Prof. Hollon’s interview on his research in depression and how he became interested in pursuing it from the point of view of Psychology:
Mar. 11, 2021—Watch Prof. Wallace describe recent research on how high-functioning autistic children have an extended window of audio-visual integration – and how that can be confusing for them:
Jan. 12, 2021—The Thomas lab has several research positions open to senior PhD students, postdocs and other researchers holding PhDs in neuroscience or related fields. These positions are for taking the lead on projects in the lab that examine neuromodulatory signaling in cognition, with an emphasis on learning and memory in the hippocampus. Results from these studies...
Mercedes Spencer received the Early Career Award to Contributions to Research from the International Dyslexia Association
Dec. 4, 2020—The VBI Congratulates Mercedes Spencer, an Educational Neuroscience Post-doctoral Fellow in Laurie Cutting’s lab, who received the Early Career Award for Contributions to Research from the International Dyslexia Association.
Nov. 12, 2020—Recipients of the 2020 Neuropsychopharmacology Editors’ Award for a Transformative Original Report (NEATOR): Samuel W. Centanni, Ph.D., Research Instructor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics Danny G. Winder, Ph.D., Director, Vanderbilt Center for Addiction Research (VCAR), Bixler-Johnson-Mayes Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Pharmacology, and Psychiatry Featured Article
Nov. 12, 2020—2020 Neuropsychopharmacology Editor’s Award for a Review (also known as the NEAR), Erin Calipari, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Pharmacology Featured Article