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The Wilbrecht Lab has won a Winter 2019 Pilot Award from the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative, given for novel, potentially transformative autism research. [...continue]

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The Isacoff and Flannery labs restored vision in mice by inserting an opsin gene into cells typically spared by retinal degeneration, which could lead to gene therapies for blindness. [...continue]

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Watch as KQED Science's Deep Look series explains how dogs track smells, based on research from the Jacobs Lab. [...continue]

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In research featured on the March cover of Nature Neuroscience, the Foster lab discovers the dominant role of the CA3 area of the hippocampus in driving place cells in CA1. [...continue]

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Liberty Hamilton, now an Assistant Professor at UT Austin, records directly from human brains during surgery to learn how the brain processes natural sounds such as language.
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As an Assistant Professor at UT Austin, PhD alum Alex Huth uses large sets of fMRI data to discover how language and meaning is represented in the brain. [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

March 21, 2019

A Ribosomal Perspective on Proteostasis and Aging.

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March 21, 2019

Food restriction-induced changes in motivation differ with stages of the estrous cycle and are closely linked to RFamide-related peptide-3 but not kisspeptin in Syrian hamsters.

Related ArticlesFood restriction-induced changes in motivation differ with stages of the estrous cycle and are closely linked to RFamide-related peptide-3 but not...
March 19, 2019

Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex, Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, and Hippocampus Differentially Represent the Event Saliency.

Medial Orbitofrontal Cortex, Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex, and Hippocampus Differentially Represent the Event Saliency. J Cogn Neurosci. 2019 Mar 18;:1-11 Authors: Jafarpour A,...
March 19, 2019

Relationship Between Foveal Cone Structure and Visual Acuity Measured With Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy in Retinal Degeneration.

Related ArticlesRelationship Between Foveal Cone Structure and Visual Acuity Measured With Adaptive Optics Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy in Retinal Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis...
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