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National Academy of Sciences Honors UC San Diego Professor

January 20, 2012

…is Larry R. Squire, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, and research career scientist at VA Medical Center, San Diego.

New Website to Open World of Neurosciences to Public

March 13, 2012

…to Open World of Neurosciences to Public Co-director of UC San Diego’s Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind to Serve as editor in chief Nick Spitzer Which of the following statements are true? We only use 10 percent of our brain. Listening to classical music can make us smarter. Brain…


June 3, 2021

…Research Program Supports Underrepresented Neurosciences Undergrads Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Communicaitons Research experience is often a critical component when applying to graduate programs. Yet many undergraduate students—especially those from underrepresented communities or who are the first in their families to attend college—lack the necessary mentorship, tools and financial…

Faculty Awards and Honors May 2012

May 1, 2012

…Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences Award - NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Roberto Malinow Professor of Neurosciences and Biology Award - Elected to National Academy of Sciences Neal Swerdlow Professor of Psychiatry Award - 2012 APA Award for Research Ruth Williams Professor of…

Two UC San Diego Researchers Elected to Institute of Medicine

October 21, 2013

…MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and professor of neurosciences and pediatrics, and Richard D. Kolodner, PhD, professor of medicine and Ludwig Cancer Research scientist, have been named new members of the Institute of Medicine, considered among the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

California Brain Research Program Launched

October 30, 2014

…to Advance Innovations in Neuroscience. The program was signed into law in June and is the California complement to the federal BRAIN Initiative announced by President Barack Obama in 2013. Ralph Greenspan, director of UC San Diego’s Center for Brain Activity Mapping, and Paul Alivisatos, director of the Lawrence Berkeley…

Protein Build-Up Leads to Neurons Misfiring

July 18, 2012

Using a two-photon microscope capable of peering deep within living tissue, researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found new evidence that alpha-synuclein protein build-up inside neurons causes them to not only become “leaky,” but also to misfire due to calcium fluxes.

UC San Diego Neuroscientists Awarded More Than $2 Million from Obama’s BRAIN Initiative

October 13, 2016

Four teams of neuroscientists at the University of California San Diego were awarded a total of $2.27 million this week from the National Institutes of Health to continue their research under President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.

SDSC Researcher Amarnath Gupta Named an ACM Distinguished Scientist

December 1, 2011

Amarnath Gupta, a researcher with the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been named a Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society.

NIH Funds New Program to Broaden Diversity in Neurobiology

April 8, 2021

…through the NIH’s Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Experiences (ENDURE) initiative, which is focused on raising interest and opportunities in neuroscience research for individuals who are typically underrepresented in the field. STARTneuro is modeled after the National Science Foundation-funded START program (2015-2017), conceived and implemented by Eduardo Macagno, a…

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