Jun 12, 2023 - Shahriar joins the lab for summer 2023
We are very excited to welcome Shahriar, a rising senior at Kalamazoo College, as an undergraduate student researcher for the summer of 2023. Shahriar is majoring in Computer Science with a Neuroscience concentration and a minor in Psychology. He received an Internship Stipend Award as well as the competitive Hough Foundation Grant from Kalamazoo College in support of his summer research. Congratulations and welcome, Shahriar!
Jun 12, 2023 - Meiling joins the lab
We are thrilled to welcome Meiling to the Mattis lab as our second postdoc! Meiling completed her PhD in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, along with a dual master's degree in the Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, both at the University of Michigan. Working in Sam Kwon's lab, she uncovered neuronal mechanisms of impaired perceptual learning associated with neurodevelopmental disorders using a mouse model of Synaptic Ras-GTPase-activating protein (SynGAP), behavioral testing, and in vivo two-photon calcium imaging.
Jun 05, 2023 - Krystal is selected for the PSTP T32!
We are so excited to share the news that Krystal has been selected to to be appointed as a trainee on the highly competitive Pharmacological Sciences Training Program (PSTP) T32 training grant. This training program is a collaboration between the Medical School and the College of Pharmacy, designed to provide translational education, research training, and career development for trainees, to equip them as leaders in the field of experimental therapeutics. Congratulations, Krystal!!!
Jun 05, 2023 - Mattis lab receives a Research Scouts Award!
We are thrilled to be the recipients of a Scouts Award from the University of Michigan. The Research Scouts program is an investment in the "Bold Science" objective of Michigan Medicine's research strategic plan, with the goal of catalyzing new and exciting lines of investigation. Scouts Awards are intended to fund early stage ideas that challenge common dogma and have the potential to be paradigm shifting. Thank you to the Research Scout who selected our lab!
Jun 02, 2023 - Chandni is selected for the NETP T32!
Chandni has been awarded the highly competitive Neural Engineering Training Program (NETP) T32. The NETP enhances the graduate school experience of trainees with a wide variety of activities (seminars, journal clubs, an annual symposium, social events, and workshops) focused on neural engineering. Congratulations, Chandni!!!