Research at the Institute of Neuroscience



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Research Highlight:
ION team is awarded a collaborative BRAIN initiative grant
Using a $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, a team of researchers in the UO’s Institute of Neuroscience hopes to better understand the neural mechanisms behind the ability to shift attention among differing tasks.

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  • "Researchers predict rat behaviors from brain activity" features our recent article published in Neuron by the Mazzucato lab on the Around the O.
  • Mazzucato and Niell labs awarded an NSF grant to investigate the effects of serotonergic psychedelics on brain function.
  • The Institute of Neuroscience receives a BRAIN initiative award to explore the neural mechanisms of behavioral flexibility.
  • Graphic novel "A trip into serotonin" by Audra McNamee and Luca Mazzucato, featured on the Oregon Quarterly Magazine and on Around the O.
  • Sarah DuBrow is named Research Fellow by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
  • James Murray joins the Institute of Neuroscience as a new Assistant Professor, strengthening our computational neuroscience group.
  • Emily Sylwestrak, a new assistant professor in ION, is chosen as a Next Generation Leader for the Allen Institute for Brain Science!
  • AroundtheO: UO Biologist Judith Eisen elected into elite American academy