Lab News

The Hive Lab published the paper, Altered theta rhythm and hippocampal-cortical interactions underlie working memory deficits in a hyperglycemia risk factor model of Alzheimer’s disease, in Communications Biology. Congratulations HivE Lab!

Ava Platt presented a poster, The effects of altered GABAergic signaling in microglia on hippocampal-cortical network activity, at the Nevada INBRE UROP Symposium in August, 2021! Congratulations, Ava!

Lauren Crew presented a poster, Alzheimer’s disease-like network disruptions in hippocampus and anterior cingulate cortex in a model of diabetes mellitus, at the Society of Neuroscience Global Connectome in January 2021 and the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society in June 2021! Congratulations, Lauren!

Lauren Crew was awarded the Patricia Sustaunak Scholarship for the 2020 – 2021 year! Congratulations, Lauren!

Ava Platt gained acceptance into the Graduate College Research Certification Program! Congratulations, Ava!

Dr. James Hyman and Ava Platt were awarded the Office of Undergraduate Research Mentor-Mentee Stimulus Award! Congratulations, Dr. Hyman and Ava!

Ava Platt was awarded the Nevada INBRE UROP Summer Research Grant! Congratulations, Ava!

Ava Platt was awarded a second year of funding from the Barry Goldwater Scholarship! Congratulations, Ava!

Lauren Crew was awarded the UNLV Summer Doctoral Fellowship! Congratulations, Lauren!

Ryan Wirt was awarded the UNLV Summer Doctoral Fellowship! Congratulations, Ryan!

Ryan Wirt was the awardee of the sole 2021 UNLV Board of Trustees Fellowship! Congratulations, Ryan!

Please welcome our newest neuroscience Ph.D. student beginning in the Fall 2021 cohort, Emmanuel Flores! Congratulations, Manny!