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Special Vistors

posted May 14, 2019, 9:33 AM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

We were happy to host students from St. Louis Park's Metropolitan Open School in the lab today.  They've been learning about the brain all year!

Martha Streng awarded AES Fellowship

posted May 13, 2019, 7:43 PM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

Congratulations to Martha on being awarded an American Epilepsy Society postdoctoral fellowship!

Congratulations to Zoe

posted May 13, 2019, 7:40 PM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

Zoe's poster won an award at the Neuromodulation Symposium *AND* at the Wallin Neuroscience Discovery day!!  That must be one awesome poster.

Madi Poster Presentation

posted May 13, 2019, 7:37 PM by Esther Krook-Magnuson   [ updated May 13, 2019, 7:37 PM ]

Madison Tetzlaff presented her poster and braved hard to identify veggies at the U's Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 25th. 

Congratulations Bethany!

posted Mar 25, 2019, 2:19 PM by Esther Krook-Magnuson   [ updated May 9, 2019, 12:52 PM ]

Congratulations to Bethany Stieve on being awarded an MnDRIVE Brain Conditions Graduate Fellowship in Neuromodulation!  Well done, Bethany!

Epilepsy & Gene Therapy

posted Dec 12, 2018, 11:41 AM by Esther Krook-Magnuson   [ updated Feb 15, 2019, 11:33 AM ]

Nature looks at the use of gene therapy (including opto!) for epilepsy:

(Also, check out the beautiful cerebellum slice)

Purple

posted Nov 5, 2018, 6:28 PM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

Why the purple boarder you ask?  
November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.
Learn more:
https://www.efepa.org/get-involved/neam/
https://www.epilepsyfoundationmn.org/
and work towards a CURE
https://www.cureepilepsy.org/

Congratulations, Bethany!!

posted Oct 26, 2018, 10:57 AM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

Congratulations to Bethany Stieve on being awarded this year's Morris Smithberg's Memorial Prize, awarded to the most outstanding first year in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience!!
learn more about the prize here: http://www.neuroscience.umn.edu/awards/morris-smithberg-memorial-prize

Accepted for publication

posted Jun 29, 2018, 10:59 AM by Esther Krook-Magnuson   [ updated Jul 7, 2018, 10:27 AM ]

We got word today that Zach's paper has been accepted for publication at eNeuro --  Congrats to all the authors!

Ever wonder what would happen if you injected kainate into the ventral, rather than dorsal, hippocampus?
Looking for a good way to quickly analyze a lot of EEG seizure data?
Looking for a way to study anhedonic phenotypes in a mouse model of temporal lobe epilepsy?

Then check out:
http://www.eneuro.org/content/early/2018/07/06/ENEURO.0158-18.2018

Poster Prizes

posted May 24, 2018, 9:28 AM by Esther Krook-Magnuson

Congratulations to Mikaela on her poster getting third place at the Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day event!
and Congratulations to Martha on her poster getting second place at the MnDRIVE Brain Conditions retreat!

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