News

News

Scroll down for a timeline of our recent accomplishments

  • December 11, 2020

  • October 21, 2020

    New paper published!
    Peter Schuette and Fernando Reis published a new paper in the Journal of Neuroscience. They show, among other findings, that hippocampal place cell size decreases following fear conditioning.
    Read it here
  • October 3, 2020

  • September 28, 2020

  • August 26, 2020

    New paper published!
    Mimi La-Vu and Brooke Tobias published a new review on anxiety assays for rodents in Frontiers of Behavioral Neuroscience.
    Read it here
  • April 14, 2020

    Avi is quoted in the wellandgood.com website
    Read the article here.
  • April 6, 2020

    Review editor offer 
    Avi accepts position as Review Editor for the journal Frontiers of Neuroscience.
  • March 2, 2020

    Avi talks about the sunk cost fallacy in the History Channel 
    Watch the video here.
  • February 27, 2020

    Mimi La-Vu wins a F31 NRSA fellowship for 3 years from the National Institute of Mental Health to fund her studies for 3 years!
    Congratulations Mimi!
  • October 17, 2019

    Avi is quoted in the Epoch Times news website 
    Read the article here.
  • October 4, 2019

    Fellowship from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation 
    Mimi La-Vu wins a fellowship from the ARCS Foundation. Congratulations Mimi!
  • August 15, 2019

    Avi is quoted in the Los Angeles Times newspaper 
    See the article here.
  • July 30, 2019

    Fine Science Tools Postdoctoral Travel Award 
    Weisheng Wang wins a travel award for his upcoming presentation at the 2019 Society for Neuroscience Conference. Congratulations Weisheng!
  • June 10, 2019

    Hellman Fellowship 
    Avi Adhikari received a Hellman Fellowship to support research of fear and panic circuits. Thank you Hellman Foundation!
  • April 8, 2019

    National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award
    Peter Schuette received a NSF GRFP award to fully fund his PhD for 3 years. Congratulations Peter!
  • March 8, 2019

    R01 award
    The lab received a R01 award of 1.37 million dollars from the National Institute of Mental Health to study panic-related escape behaviors!

  • July 1, 2018

    New graduate students
    My Q. La-Vu and Peter Schuette join the lab for their PhD
  • March 15, 2018

    Avi appears in a Clorox commercial playing himself
    See the video for the commercial here
  • September 10, 2017

  • August 1, 2017

    New Lab member
    Dr. Fernando Reis joins the lab as a visiting scholar from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • April 1, 2017

  • March 17, 2017

    New Review Paper Published
    Our review on integrating optogenetics with other technologies has been published in Nature Reviews Neuroscience.
  • March 1, 2017

  • November 19, 2015

    See a news report on this study on the Brain and Behavior Foundation website here.