At the UConn School of Medicine awards ceremony for the 2021 graduating class, Gwendolyn Schultz from the Mohan lab was presented with the Award for Excellence in a Specific Discipline for her research in Ophthalmology. Her research presentation titled “A glial point of view: investigating corneal Schwann cells in ex vivo murine organ and whole-eye […]
Congratulations to Marwa Elamin, graduate student in Dr. Eric Levine’s laboratory, on receiving a prestigious graduate Fellowship in the Faculty for the Future program from The Schlumberger Foundation. Marwa’s research uses human stem cell models to study the neurodevelopmental disorder Dup15q syndrome.
Genetically‑encoded calcium indicators (GECIs) are essential for studying brain function, while voltage indicators (GEVIs) are slowly permeating neuroscience. Fundamentally, GECI and GEVI measure different things, but both are advertised as reporters of “neuronal activity”. Dr. Srdjan D. Antic, associate professor, recently published “Population imaging discrepancies between a genetically-encoded calcium indicator (GECI) versus a genetically-encoded voltage […]