Nineteen University of Chicago faculty members have received distinguished service professorships or named professorships, effective January 1st, 2022. Join us in congratulating Brent Doiron, PhD and John Maunsell, PhD for their named professorships of first Heinrich Kluver Professor of Neurobiology, Statistics and the College and Albert D. Lasker Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and the College respectively.
Few people likely equate neuroscience with a love story. For Robert Carrillo, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago and member of the Neuroscience Institute, the romanticized term is an ideal way of explaining his research.
Join us in congratulating S. Murray Sherman, PhD, Maurice Goldblatt Professor and Chair of Neurobiology, and W Martine Usrey, PhD, from the University of California at Davis for their newly published book, "Exploring Thalamocortical Interactions: Circuitry for Sensation, Action, and Cognition".
Researchers in the Kratsios and Roos labs crack a notoriously difficult problem that could advance the search for treatments for more than 30 neurological diseases.
Once the Grossman Center’s initial recruiting is completed within the next three to four years, the overall Institute will be home to several tightly integrated experimental and theoretical groups. Together with the broader hiring efforts at the Institute, they will form the core of a center of excellence leading the critical effort to understand the mechanics of the mind.
A new study by researchers at the University of Chicago is a proof of concept that shows how DNA nanodevices can target specific cell types in living organisms, and how they might be used in the future for biomedical purposes.