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Lee Lab Publishes Paper in Neuron

The lab of MBI Researcher Hey-Kyoung Lee published a new study online in the journal Neuron, with CMDB graduate student Varun Chokshi as primary author. In collaboration with Paul Worley […]

Congratulations to MBI Graduate Student on Thesis Defense!

Douglas GoodSmith, a graduate student in the Knierim lab, successfully defended his thesis dissertation on July 17, 2019 and presented his public seminar on August 16.  His thesis was titled […]

The Inaugural Guy M. McKhann Lecture

The Inaugural Guy M. McKhann Lecture: “The Neurological Complications of Obesity: A Modern Day Epidemic” To be presented by: Eva L. Feldman, MD, PhD Russell N. DeJong Professor of Neurology […]

Congratulations to Recent MBI Ph.D. Graduates!

Augusto Lempel, a Neuroscience Program graduate student in the Nielsen lab, and Chia-Hsuan (Shan) Wang, a Neuroscience Program graduate student in the Knierim lab, recently defended their doctoral dissertations.  Augusto […]

Collaboration between MBI and Mechanical Engineering Labs Publish Landmark Study in Nature

The Knierim Lab of MBI and the LIMBS Lab of the Department of Mechanical Engineering (N. Cowan, PI) published a study in the journal Nature that showed how the brain […]

Nielsen lab publishes paper in Current Biology

The Nielsen lab at MBI recently published a paper in Current Biology. This is the first paper demonstrating that ferret visual cortex handles the processing of complex motion information in […]

Knierim Lab Publishes Study in Science

The Knierim  lab of MBI published a paper in Science that discovered a new role of the Lateral Entorhinal Cortex (LEC)—one of the gateways of information into the hippocampal memory […]

The 2018 Kenneth O. Johnson-Steven S. Hsiao Memorial Lecture

Friday, November 16, 2018 at 4 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Mason Hall Auditorium, Homewood Campus Jack L. Gallant PhD UC Berkeley, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute A deep convolutional energy model […]

Stuphorn Lab Publishes Paper on Neural Basis of Risk Taking in Current Biology

MBI Researcher Veit Stuphorn and former graduate student Xiaomo Chen published a new paper on how the prefrontal cortex plays a causal role in the regulation of decision making in situations involving high risk.

MBI Labs Receive New NSF Grant to Study Decision-Making

Professors Ernst Niebur and Veit Stuphorn received a new grant from NSF titled “Human decision-making in complex environments.”  The project will investigate the neural circuits involved in representing variables involved […]