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Kyra Clarke (summer undergraduate research fellow (SURF) student in the Daws lab) received an award from the Molecular Pharmacology Division of ASPET to help defray costs to attend the ISSR meeting, in Cork, Ireland, August 15-18, 2018. Kyra presented a poster titled “OCT3, a putative mechanism contributing to the sedative/hypnotic effects of ethanol in mice”.

Kyra presented a poster titled “OCT3, a putative mechanism contributing to the sedative/hypnotic effects of ethanol in mice”.

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Congratulations to recent graduate Valentina Garbarino in Daws Lab on her publication in Pharmacological Research!! Click here to learn more.

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Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Swati Banerjee. Please click here to learn more.

Dr. Swati Banerjee was featured in The Pipette Gazette as the Faculty Spotlight. Click here to read the article.

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Congratulations to Dr. Jean Bopassa for being selected as the recipient of the Cardiovascular Outreach Award at the 2018 Basic Cardiovascular Sciences Sessions to be held July 30 – August 2!

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Congratulations to Julia Saifetiarova in Dr. Bhat’s Lab on her publication in the Journal of Neuroscience! Click here to learn more.

Saifetiarova J, Shi Q, Paukert M, Komada M, Bhat MA (2018) Reorganization of Destabilized Nodes of Ranvier in βIV Spectrin Mutants Uncovers Critical Timelines for Nodal Restoration and Prevention of Motor Paresis. J. Neurosci. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0515-18.2018

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Congratulations to Anna Taylor in Dr. Bhat’s Lab on her publication in eNeuro! Click here to learn more.

Taylor AM, Shi Q, Bhat MA (2018) Simultaneous Ablation of Neuronal Neurofascin and Ankyrin G in Young and Adult Mice Reveals Age-Dependent Increase in Nodal Stability in Myelinated Axons and Differential Effects on the Lifespan. eNeuro DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/ENEURO.0138-18.2018

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Congratulations to Qian Shi in Dr. Bhat’s Lab on his publication in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience! Click here to learn more.

Shi Q, Saifetiarova J, Taylor AM, Bhat MA (2018) mTORC1 Activation by Loss of Tsc1 in Myelinating Glia Causes Downregulation of Quaking and Neurofascin 155 Leading to Paranodal Domain Disorganization. Front. Cell. Neurosci. doi: 10.3389/fncel.2018.00201

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Congratulations to Liliana Espinoza (Shapiro Lab) for being 1 of 9 students selected for the “Initiative on Maximizing Student Development” Program!

See link for more information: http://gsbs.uthscsa.edu/current_students/imsd.

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Congratulations to Rafael Veraza-Bravo, in Dr. Shapiro’s lab, for winning a Neurotrauma Society 2018 Diversity Travel Award to attend the 2018 NNS meeting in Toronto, Canada!

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Welcome to this year’s SPUR Students!!

Welcome Again – Harun Khan – Fujikawa Lab Karen Nga Tana – Lee Lab Ida Vaziri – Bhat Lab Gianna Davis – Gould Lab Davyani Srivastava – Banerjee Lab Jake Jeong – Kim Lab

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