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July 2020

The Future of Neuroscience: In Their Own Words

The Future of Neuroscience: In Their Own Words

The future of Neuroscience will be determined by the resolve of those in the field. This is part of the catalyst behind the success of the Neuroscience Graduate Program. “I think it is critical to teach and train the next generation of scientists. Science is really made up of new ideas and individuals who bring new perspectives. The minute it stagnates then there is no progress,” said Ania Majewska, Ph.D., program director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program.

Q&A with Julian Meeks, Ph.D.

Q&A with Julian Meeks, Ph.D.

Julian Meeks, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in May 2020 as an associate professor in Neuroscience. Julian earned his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Saint Louis University, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Washington University in 2006. His research focuses on how olfactory cues – conveyed through the sense of smell – including pheromones, guide animal social and reproductive behaviors.

Past, Present, and Future Converge in Neuroscience Education

Past, Present, and Future Converge in Neuroscience Education

The campus of the University of Rochester Medical Center is quieter than normal as social distancing continues – but the research and renowned education programs that have been a staple at the institution for 95 years are moving forward. The cultivating of future neuroscientists is engrained in the tradition here.