May 26, 2015: Nadine Kabbani (Krasnow Institute, GMU) and Michael Scott (University of Virginia) have been awarded a research grant from the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth for their project Investigation of factors affecting nicotine vapor intake in adolescent males and females.
May 14, 2015: GMU’s youngest 2015 graduate, Paige Epler, receives her BS in Biology this month. Paige has been working on cancer cells in Nitin Agrawal’s lab at the Krasnow Institute, and will continue her research this summer by looking at how cancer cells react to a low-oxygen environment. She plans to start another degree […]
April 22: The 2015 Annual Neuroscience Symposium was co-organized by Students in Neuroscience (SiN) and the Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization (NGSO). The symposium is held annually to promote collaboration among the various subfields of neuroscience, to allow students and faculty to explore diverse research being conducted at Mason, and to foster relationships and collaboration among […]
On April 14, 2015, Dr. Nadine Kabbani and Neuroscience graduate student Justin King received a 4-VA research award for their project entitled Mechanisms of susceptibility to nicotine addiction in adolescents: A focus on the addition of menthol to tobacco products. This project is a collaboration between George Mason University and The University of Virginia. The […]
On March 23, 2015, Krasnow hosted a visit by Dr. Eric Betzig, co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Chemistry. Dr. Betzig spent an afternoon with Krasnow’s graduate students and scholars, touring the institute’s facilities and labs, before delivering a guest lecture entitled Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution. Many of Krasnow’s research teams rely […]
January 22, 2015: PBNJ lab (Physiological and Behavioral Neuroscience in Juveniles) has received a 4-VA Innovation Award.This grant supports research into the building of neural networks in the brain in relation to the emergence of learning and memory.
December 18, 2014: PBNJ lab (Physiological and Behavioral Neuroscience in Juveniles) has received a Summer Research Award from GMU. This grant supports research into the building of neural networks in the brain in relation to the emergence of learning and memory.
October 23, 2014: Dr. Ted Dumas has received an Academic Research Enhancement Award from the Institute on Aging at NIH to support his research into the relationship between aging and memory loss. His project is entitled Postnatal functional biomarkers of hippocampal integrity in adulthood and aging. Almost invariably, when a device is disassembled, it is […]
On August 13, Dr. Nadine Kabbani, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Neuroscience, joined the Women of Washington radio show to discuss the history of women in research science and the problem of getting more women interested in scientific fields. The whole interview can be found here. Women of Washington is a series of […]
The Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Advisory Board: Tim Meyers, Alexander Tsiaris, and Thomas Woolston. Tim Meyers is Managing Director of Baker Tilly where he assists in growing their mid-market and growth company practice. His passion to drive positive outcomes efficiently and his belief […]
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