Content Tagged with: neuroscience

Undergraduate wins UC Graduate Deans’ Leadership and Research Award

Budding neuroscientist Erik Hakopian provided academic mentorship to UCR students

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

What role does alternative splicing play in neurodegenerative disease?

UC Riverside scientists David Nikom and Sika Zheng explain in a timely review

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Brain Awareness Day helps shape young minds

More than 300 local elementary, middle, and high school students visited UC Riverside for Brain Awareness Day on Friday, April 28, touring campus labs and joining hands-on experiments to learn neuroscience. Hosted by the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association, the event provided visiting students a chance to learn how brain cells function in a...

By UCR News |

An intervention for children with ADHD

Kimberley Lakes in the School of Medicine receives federal funding to develop the intervention

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Using sheep brains to make waves

There was a time when Brain Awareness Day, which takes place each April, was just about the only outreach activity of the UC Riverside Neuroscience Graduate Students Association, or NGSA. But that changed when second-year graduate student David Nikom came to UCR in September 2020 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst after receiving his...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Gift to UCR enables Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program’s first award

Y uqi Ma, a doctoral student in the Department of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology, is the first recipient of an award of $10,000 from the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, or CNAS, made possible by a gift from the Leonard Family Foundation. The Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program at UCR is the first graduate program selected for...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Ultrasound mind reading machine could improve assistive robotics

Less invasive interface maps brain activity to predict movements

By Holly Ober |