Levine lab presents new research at the 2022 SFN meeting

Tiwanna Robinson, Marwa Elamin, and Deepa Anjan Kumar from the Levine lab presented new research at the Society for Neuroscience meeting that was highlighted in Spectrum.  Please see link to article below: https://www.spectrumnews.org/news/single-gene-insufficient-to-account-for-dup15q-angelman-traits/?fbclid=IwAR0O6bjeEfSgvCRMAhsYBcJ0VuLpymphINOjD0wYuTLgbCWDm8N6RB2deqE  

Keaven Caro awarded T32 Institutional Training Grant

Keaven Caro, an MD/PhD student in the Martinelli lab was awarded a position on the T32 Institutional Training Grant in Regenerative Engineering of Musculoskeletal Tissues (NIAMS, AR079114) directed by Dr. Cato Laurencin, University Professor, The Connecticut Convergence Institute for Translation in Regenerative Engineering. The goal of this unique funding is to promote research relevant to […]

Dr. Zhao-Wen Wang received a new award of 2.83 million from NIH

Melatonin is a sleep-promoting hormone acting through melatonin receptors. However, the downstream molecular target(s) for its sleep-promoting effect has remained elusive. In a recent study from Dr. Wang’s lab (Niu et al., PNAS 117: 25128-25137, 2020), it was found that melatonin promotes sleep in C. elegans by activating the BK channel (also known as SLO-1 in worms […]