June 30, 2014
William "Bill" O'Neill Retires from URMC
William E. O'Neill, Ph.D.
After more than 35 years of service to URMC, Bill has retired to devote more time to personal endevors. He will remain deeply involved in the studies of his current students who appreciate his wealth of expertise.
Bill was Associate Professor in both the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy at the Medical Center and for Brain/Cognitive Sciences on the River Campus. He will be deeply missed.
Make sure to congratulate him when you see him.
June 12, 2014
Paige Stepping Aside as Chair of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Gary D. Paige, M.D., Ph.D., is stepping down after 16 years of service as chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy. M. Kerry O'Banion, M.D., Ph.D., will serve as interim chair effective July 1, 2014 while a national search for a permanent chair is conducted.
Read the entire Faculty Focus article.
March 25, 2014
Anne Leubke Presents
Listening Through Noise: Search for Autism Biomarkersin theSpring CTSI Seminar Series
Anne Leubke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Neurobiology & Anatomy, and Loisa Bennetto, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, presented
Listening through Noise: Search for Autism Biomarkerson March 25th in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium as part of the spring CTSI Seminar Series.
Those wishing to see the presentation can see a video taped copy from the URMC mediasite. Login is required with your NetID.
March 20, 2014
Loisa Bennetto, director of the developmental neuropsychology lab in the Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology, will present a talk on Understanding Autism at the next "Got Health?" event on Thursday, March 20. The free lecture will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Rundel Auditorium at the Rochester Central Library, 115 South Ave. The talk is sponsored by the Center for Community Health in partnership with the Central Library.
March 5, 2014
Grayson Sipe Awarded Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship from NINDS
Grayson Sipe, 4th year Neuroscience Graduate Program student in Dr. Ania Majewska's lab was awarded NIH (NRSA) Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship from NINDS. The title of his project is:
Role of P2Y12 and Purinergic Signaling in Microglia-Mediated Synaptic Plasticity(2013-2016). Congrats Grayson!
January 28, 2014
Dr. Gary Paige's photographic work has received an honorable mention in the 8th Annual Digital Photo Contest sponsored by The Nature Conservancy.
The contest was open to all photographers internationally at least 18 years of age. The contest highlighted remarkable digital imagery featuring nature and people. Dr. Paige's entry was among the fourteen honorable mentions after the top five finalists had been determined.