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Travel Award Winner Rudolf Faust

By Sam Roome Yesterday 16 Views No comments

Our travel award winner Rudolf Faust is a researcher working in the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience. In this interview, he shares information on his research, and his thoughts on the challenges that life scientists face today...

Travel Award Winner Caitlin Burgdorf

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 37266 Views No comments

Our October travel award winner is Caitlin Burgdorf is a researcher working at Weill Cornell. She is researching the effect of genetic variability in the endocannabinoid system on mesolimbic dopamine function and vulnerability to THC-seeking behavior in adolescent mice and will use the award to help fund her trip to the Winter Conference on Brain Research.We chatted to Caitlin to find out more about her research and the scientists that she most admires...

Resources for Life Science PhD students

By Sam Roome 3 months ago 3649 Views No comments

One of the things we’re most passionate about is supporting early career life scientists.

As well as publishing our PhD guides here on the blog, speaking to brilliant PhDs for our ‘Interviews with Scientists’ series, and giving our community a platform via our guest blogs, we also have a whole host of resources to help and support you once you get going in the lab. Read on to find out about them...

Travel Award Winner Johannes Felsenberg

By Sam Roome 3 months ago 1793 Views No comments

Neuroscientist Johannes Felsenberg, working in Scott Waddell's lab at the University of Oxford, UK, is our August travel award winner. He is researching the neural circuit mechanisms underlying memory re-evaluation and the award will help to fund his trip to the 13th Göttingen Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society - find out more...

Travel Award Winner Morgan Zipperly

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 3026 Views No comments

Our June travel award winner is MD/PhD student Morgan Zipperly, a MD/PhD student working in Jeremy Day’s Lab at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The award will help to fund Morgan's trip to the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Cellular Biology of Addiction course at the University of Cambridge. Find out more about Morgan and her plans...

Travel Award Winner Marta Fernández

By Sam Roome 4 months ago 879 Views No comments

July's travel award winner is PhD student Marta Fernández! Marta works in Olga Peñagarikano's Lab at the University of the Basque Country, Spain. Her work is focused on understanding the neural circuits and molecular mechanisms that modulate social behavior and how dysfunction in these circuits leads to neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism. Find out more about Marta, and where she is going!

Travel Award Winner Ma'ayan Gadot

By Sam Roome 6 months ago 1195 Views No comments

Our May travel award winner is PhD student Ma'ayan Gadot, working in Prof. Hamutal Slovin's Lab at Gonda brain research center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She investigates the neural mechanisms underlining depth perception and the award will help to fund her trip to SfN's 48th annual meeting.Find out more about Ma'ayan and her plans...

Travel Award Winner Ayse Özge Sungur

By Sam Roome 7 months ago 1285 Views No comments

Our April travel award winner is Ayse Özge Sungur, a researcher working in Professor Schwarting’s Lab at Philipps-University of Marburg in Germany. Ayse is attending an EBBS satellite meeting at FENS in Berlin...

Travel Award Winner Shaunik Sharma

By Sam Roome 8 months ago 991 Views No comments

Our March travel award winner is Shaunik Sharma, a researcher working in Professor Thippeswamy’s Lab at Iowa State University, USA. Shaunik is attending the fascinating 2018 CounterACT conference. Read more about this conference, and what this win means to Shaunik...

Travel Award Winner Maria Velasco

By Sam Roome 10 months ago 1711 Views No comments

Our February travel award winner is Maria Velasco, a final year PhD student working in Prof. Kumlesh K. Dev's Lab, at Trinity College Dublin. Read more about her win...