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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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Kim Hawkins and Regina Martuscello win at Florida Statewide Graduate Student Research Symposium

Congratulations to Neuroscience graduate students Kim Hawkins from Dr. Eduardo Candelario-Jalil’s lab, and Regina Martuscello from Dr. Brent Reynolds lab for winning first and second place respectively in the Life […]

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Welcome to the Neuroscience Concentration!

Please join us in welcoming the following first year students who will be joining labs in the Neuroscience Concentration!

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Dabe, Emily

Graduate Student, Emily Dabe and The Moroz Lab publish in July 14, 2015 Integrative & Comparative Biology

DNA Methylation in Basal Metazoans: Insights from Ctenophores. Dabe EC, Sanford RS, Kohn AB, Bobkova Y, Moroz LL. Integr Comp Biol 2015. Abstract: Epigenetic modifications control gene expression without altering […]

Jung, June

Grad Student, Dr. Joo In Jung, Dr. Todd Golde & colleagues publish in July 14, 2015 Molecular Neurodegeneration

Cholestenoic acid, an endogenous cholesterol metabolite, is a potent gamma-secretase modulator. Jung JI, Price AR, Ladd TB, Ran Y, Park HJ, Ceballos-Diaz C, Smithson LA, Hochhaus G, Tang Y, Akula […]

Moroz at sea

Dr. Leonid Moroz publishes in July 10, 2015 Integrative & Comparative Biology

Biodiversity Meets Neuroscience: From the Sequencing Ship (Ship-Seq) to Deciphering Parallel Evolution of Neural Systems in Omic’s Era. Moroz LL. Integr Comp Biol 2015. Abstract: The origins of neural systems […]

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Dr. Todd Golde & colleagues publish in July 2015 Molecular Neurodegeneration

Viral expression of ALS-linked ubiquilin-2 mutants causes inclusion pathology and behavioral deficits in mice. Ceballos-Diaz C, Rosario AM, Park HJ, Chakrabarty P, Sacino A, Cruz PE, Siemienski Z, Lara N, […]

Todd Golde

Dr. Todd Golde & colleagues publish in July 8, 2015 FASEB Journal

IFN-gamma promotes tau phosphorylation without affecting mature tangles. Li A, Ceballos-Diaz C, DiNunno N, Levites Y, Cruz PE, Lewis J, Golde TE, Chakrabarty P. FASEB J 2015. Abstract: Inflammatory activation […]

Dr. Jada Lewis and colleagues publish in June 18, 2015 RNA

Studies of alternative isoforms provide insight into TDP-43 autoregulation and pathogenesis. D’Alton S, Altshuler M, Lewis J. RNA 2015. Abstract: TDP-43 is a soluble, nuclear protein that undergoes cytoplasmic redistribution […]

Hamm, Matthew

Graduate Student, Matthew Hamm & colleagues publish in June 30, 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. Abstract: Hyperphosphorylation and […]

Rutherford, Nicola

Graduate Student, Nicola Rutherford & Dr. Ben Giasson publish in June 15, 2015 Neuroscience Letter

The A53E alpha-synuclein pathological mutation demonstrates reduced aggregation propensity in vitro and in cell culture. Rutherford NJ, Giasson BI. Neurosci Lett 2015; 597:43-48. Abstract: Mutations in the gene that encodes […]


Dr. Leonid Moroz & colleagues publish in June 23, 2015 Journal of Comparative Neurology

Development of Neuromuscular Organization in the ctenophore Pleurobrachia bachei. Norekian TP, Moroz LL. J Comp Neurol 2015. Abstract: The phylogenetic position of the phylum Ctenophora and the nature of their […]

Foster Tom

Dr. Tom Foster & colleagues publish in June 17, 2015 Brain, Behavior & Immunity

Some hormone, cytokine and chemokine levels that change across lifespan vary by cognitive status in male Fischer 344 rats. Scheinert RB, Asokan A, Rani A, Kumar A, Foster TC, Ormerod […]

Rusty%20Gage_0UF alumnus Fred Gage delivers William G. Luttge Lectureship in Neuroscience




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Neuromedicine Summer Seminar Series Schedule

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Kids expand their minds by learning about brains

Kids expand their mindsHome school student Rhianna Brown, 13, holds up a hippocampus she dissected from a sheep's brain during a field trip to the McKnight Brain Institute at the University of Florida Wednesday, March 18, 2015. At right are home school students Justice Wilburn, 12, and Caleb Tumbleson, 13.

Brain Power

Home-schooled students from Alachua County in kindergarten through eighth grade visit the McKnight Brain Institute.

Home-schooled students from Alachua County in kindergarten through eighth grade visit the McKnight Brain Institute.