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Anthony Collins, undergraduate researcher in the Khoshbouei lab and UF TRIO participant, recognized in statewide scholarship recognition ceremony for first-generation students

Published: Aug 4th, 2020

On July 16, UF students Anthony Collins, undergraduate researcher in Dr. Habibeh Khoshbouei’s lab, was recognized along with Johanna Lucas at the Inaugural FL TRIO Scholarship Recognition Ceremony, which honors […]

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UF neuroscientists identify mechanism, potential treatment target for overexposure to manganese

Published: Jul 13th, 2020

University of Florida neuroscientists have identified an underlying mechanism for how overexposure to manganese, a hard metal often used to produce steel, could induce dysfunction of dopamine neurons. The preclinical […]


SFN-NCF Chapter will be accepting travel award applications for the 2020 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Published: Jul 1st, 2020

The SFN-NCF Chapter leadership hope you and your loved ones are doing well in these trying times. We are happy to announce we will be accepting travel award applications for […]


22nd Annual Bryan W. Robinson Memorial Endowment Recipients

Published: Jun 5th, 2020

We would like to congratulate Adithya Gopinath for his studies on brain-to-immune system communication that represents a diagnostic and treatment strategy for Parkinson’s disease as well as Yuxing Xia for […]


Notterpek leaves lasting impact on UF Department of Neuroscience

Published: May 15th, 2020

After 21 years at the University of Florida College of Medicine and more than 11 years as chair of neuroscience, Lucia Notterpek, Ph.D., has accepted a new leadership role at […]

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Transition in Leadership – Department of Neuroscience

Published: Apr 17th, 2020

Please join us in expressing gratitude to Dr. Lucia Notterpek for her service and leadership to the department throughout the past 21 years. Over the course of her tenure as […]

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Khoshbouei Lab Produces 3 Journal Publications

Published: Apr 14th, 2020

Microglia senescence occurs in both substantia nigra and ventral tegmental area. Shaerzadeh F, Phan L, Miller D, Dacquel M, Hachmeister W, Hansen C, Bechtle A, Tu D, Martcheva M, Foster […]

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2020 William G. Luttge Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Neuroscience Winners

Published: Mar 17th, 2020

The William G. Luttge Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Neuroscience was established in the honor of Dr. Luttge, the Founding Executive director of the McKnight Brain Institute.  This distinction […]

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Dr. Gerry Shaw, Professor Emeritus, co-author on Iron Age brain preservation study

Published: Feb 4th, 2020

Click here to read the article in LIVE SCIENCE. Link to the study entitled “Protein aggregate formation permits millennium-old brain preservation” published by The Royal Society.  

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Sia Brain Awareness Foundation

Published: Feb 4th, 2020

The 2020 Sia Yorker Medical Science Scholarship Banquet will be held Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Orlando Lake Mary Marriott located at 1501 International Parkway, Lake Mary, Florida. This […]