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10/21/11: OUR BIGGEST NEWS YET!! OUR FIRST STUDY appeared in the journal SCIENCE today: HAAS JH, ZAVALA B, LANDISMAN CE. Activity-dependent long-term depression of electrical synapses. Science 334:389-93, 2011. See the PUBLICATIONS page to download it.

           PAPER COVERAGE:

                      Science, Perspective: Hestrin, S. The Strength of Electrical Synapses. 334: 315, Oct. 2011

                      — Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Research Highlights: Whalley, K. Synaptic plasticity: Tuning electrical synapses. 12: 705, Dec. 2011.

                      — Physiology, Verrico, CD. Does neuronal activity affect the strength of electrical synapses? Feb 2012.

 

12/29/10: RYAN NEELY’S PAPER APPEARS TODAY in the journal NEUROSCIENCE: Jakawich, NEELY, Djakovic, Patrick, & Sutton. An essential postsynaptic role for the ubiquitin proteasome system in slow homeostatic synaptic plasticity in cultured hippocampal neurons. Congratulations, Ryan!!

12/11/10: JULIE HAAS delivered an INVITED LECTURE at the international meeting NIPS (NEURAL INFORMATION

PROCESSING SYSTEMS), entitled “Activity-dependent modulation and modification of electrical synapses.”

Great Job, Julie!!

11/22/10: EVEN BIGGER NEWS!! ZAR ZAVALA HAS WON THE RHODES!! Poor Zar will now have to decline the Marshall Fellowship. GOOD LUCK for the next 3 years at OXFORD UNIVERSITY, Zar!

 

11/18/10: BIG NEWS!! ZAR ZAVALA HAS WON THE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP

AND IS STILL IN THE RUNNING FOR THE RHODES. Congratulations, Zar!!

 

10/29/10: JULIE HAAS’S PAPER APPEARS TODAY in the journal EUROPEAN JOURNAL of NEUROSCIENCE: HAAS, Kreuz, Torcini, Politi, Abarbanel. Rate maintenance and resonance in the entorhinal cortex. Congratulations, Julie!!

10/26/09—11/4/09: ZEMIN WANG attends the IBRO (INTERNATIONAL BRAIN RESEARCH ORGANIZATION) School of Neuroscience meeting at Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Only 30 students were selected, world-wide, to attend. ZEMIN also won an award for MOST ACTIVE PARTICIPATION. Great Job, Zemin!