2019

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May

Nate joins the lab as a post-doc. Welcome Nate!

February

Drishti leaves the lab to start Medical School at UMN. Congrats Drishti!

2018

December

Casey joins the lab as a research technician. Welcome Casey!

October

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Paper describing organization of correlated spontaneous activity in early visual cortex is published in Nature Neuroscience! We show that millimeter-scale correlated networks exist much earlier than previously thought, and that these early networks are predictive of future visually-evoked responses.

August

Haleigh was awarded a fellowship on “Using computation to make breakthroughs in neuroscience.” Congrats Haleigh!

June

Manuscript reporting early organization of large-scale cortical networks titled "Long-range order from local interactions: organization and development of distributed cortical networks" posted on BioRxiv!

 

May

Lab receives Whitehall Foundation grant titled "Building cortical networks with spontaneous activity" !!!

 

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April

Haleigh joins the lab as our first grad student!!

 

February

First in vivo  images!!!

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2017

December

Laser: check! Neurolabware scope: halfway there...

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Renovations are complete and our lab is ready! 

Installing our first optical table...

Installing our first optical table...

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November

Drishti joins the lab as a research technician. Welcome Drishti!