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Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei awarded NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant

Availability of a Nikon A1RMPsi-STORM4.0 that will be located at the University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute We would like to announce the availability of a Nikon A1RMPsi-STORM4.0 that will […]

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Dr. Joseph McQuail, Postdoctoral Fellow receives F32 NIH Fellowship Award

Dr. Joseph McQuail is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Bizon.  Joe has just received notification that he is being awarded an NIH F32 Fellowship Award on […]

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2015 MBI Fellowship Awardees

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kaustuv Saha and Danielle Sambo for receiving fellowships from the McKnight Brain Institute.  The MBI Fellowships were established to support students and fellows conducting […]

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Hamm, Matthew

Grad Student, Matthew Hamm & the Lewis & Giasson labs publish in Oct 2015 Journal of Neuroscience Research

Physiologically relevant factors influence tau phosphorylation by leucine-rich repeat kinase 2. Hamm M, Bailey R, Shaw G, Yen SH, Lewis J, Giasson BI. J Neurosci Res 2015; 93(10):1567-1580. Abstract: Hyperphosphorylation […]


Grad Student, Brittany Butler & the Khoshbouei lab publish in Oct 6, 2015 Journal of Biological Chemistry

Dopamine Transporter Activity Is Modulated by alpha-Synuclein. Butler B, Saha K, Rana T, Becker JP, Sambo D, Davari P, Goodwin JS, Khoshbouei H. J Biol Chem 2015. Abstract: The duration […]

Dr. Ben Giasson & colleagues publish in Oct 7, 2015 Acta Neuropathologica

Propagation of alpha-synuclein pathology: hypotheses, discoveries, and yet unresolved questions from experimental and human brain studies. Uchihara T, Giasson BI. Acta Neuropathol 2015. Abstract: Progressive aggregation of alpha-synuclein (αS) through […]

Drs. Burke & Maurer labs publish in October 2015 Behavioral Neuroscience

Age-related impairments in object-place associations are not due to hippocampal dysfunction. Hernandez AR, Maurer AP, Reasor JE, Turner SM, Barthle SE, Johnson SA, Burke SN. Behav Neurosci 2015; 129(5):599-610. Abstract: […]

Former Graduate Student, Dr. Karienn Montgomery & Bizon Lab publish in Sept 2015 Hippocampus

Deficits in hippocampal-dependent transfer generalization learning accompany synaptic dysfunction in a mouse model of amyloidosis. Montgomery KS, Edwards G, III, Levites Y, Kumar A, Myers CE, Gluck MA, Setlow B, […]


Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty & colleagues publish in Sept 2, 2015 Neuron

Appoptosin-Mediated Caspase Cleavage of Tau Contributes to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Pathogenesis. Zhao Y, Tseng IC, Heyser CJ, Rockenstein E, Mante M, Adame A, Zheng Q, Huang T, Wang X, Arslan […]

Drs. Choong Lee, Steve Blackband & colleagues publish in Aug 2015 Physiological Reports

Magnetic resonance microscopy of renal and biliary abnormalities in excised tissues from a mouse model of autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease. Lee CH, O’Connor AK, Yang C, Tate JM, Schoeb […]

Benoit Giasson

Dr. Ben Giasson, et al published in Aug 25, 2015 Journal of Neurochemistry

Cp/Heph mutant mice have iron-induced neurodegeneration diminished by deferiprone. Zhao L, Hadziahmetovic M, Wang C, Xu X, Song Y, Jinnah HA, Wodzinska J, Iacovelli J, Wolkow N, Krajacic P, Cwanger […]

Eduardo Candelario-Jalil

Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil & colleagues publish in Aug 2015 Biomed Research International

Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration: Pinpointing Pathological and Pharmacological Targets. de Oliveira AC, Candelario-Jalil E, Fiebich BL, Santos MS, Palotas A, Dos Reis HJ. Biomed Res Int 2015; 2015:487241.  

McQuail, Joseph

Joseph McQuail, PhD, receives SFN Trainee Professional Development Award

Dr. Joseph McQuail, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Jennifer Bizon, has been awarded the Society for Neuroscience Trainee Professional Development Award.  The SfN Trainee Professional Development Awards […]

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