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Read more on Summer B 2021 course Neuroscience Communication: Neuroscience Misconceptions “You’re Wrong About”

Neuroscientists today have a plague of resources by which they can communicate their science. From social media to the creation of internet content, there of numerous ways to participate in science communication with your peers and, most importantly, the lay public. When neuroscientists communicate effectively, it builds support for science and promotes a broader understanding that may increase diversity and inclusion.

Read NCF SFN chapter end-of-the-year newsletter

The NCF SFN chapter has created an end of the year newsletter, including summaries from various events held this past year. Membership, National SFN news, NCF SFN 11th Annual Conference, Outreach Events, Brain Awareness Week, and Brain Bee are all included. Read newsletter here.

Read the latest from the Chakrabarty group

UF Department of Neuroscience assistant professor, Paramita Chakrabarty, Ph. D., and her research team has reported their new findings in npj Parkinson’s Disease that an anti-inflammatory cytokine, Interleukin 10, has a profound detrimental effect in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. This study was co-authored by Samuel Cockey, an undergraduate…

Wonn Pyon wins the first place Robert Levitt Award

Wonn Pyon wins the first place Robert Levitt Award ($1000 prize) after a presentation and question/answer session hosted by the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Oak Hammock (a retirement community associated with the University of Florida). The competition was open to any graduate student or postdoc that…

UF department of neuroscience celebrates diversity month

UF department of neuroscience celebrates week 1 of diversity month with various events, panels and honors throughout the week of April 5-10, 2021. In conjunction with the College of Medicine’s Diversity Week, the Department of Neuroscience hosted a screening and discussion of the…

Read the latest from the Foster group

Professor in the Department of Neuroscience and Genetics and Genomics Program and Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Research on Cognitive Aging and Memory, Thomas Foster, Ph. D., drives research on partial microglial depletion. Findings reveal that this depletion is associated with impaired hippocampal synaptic and cognitive function in young and aged rats.

Read the latest from Candelario-Jalil

UF department of neuroscience associate professor, Eduardo Candelario-Jalil, Ph. D., explores the "impact of aging and comorbidities on ischemic stroke outcomes in preclinical animal models: A translational perspective" in an invited review article for a special issue of Experimental Neurology.