The Vallee Scholar program provides unrestricted funding for national and international junior faculty at a critical stage in their tenure-track careers. NTP Trainer, Dr. Darcie Moore, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neuroscience, was …
Brain’s Center of Automatic Body Functions has Autism Links
NTP Faculty Brittany Travers, Department of Kinesiology at UW – Madison, talks about images of the brainstem and how the study of the brainstem can provide evidence for autism. Read more about Dr. Travers’ research …
NTP Student Interview
NTP Student, Charlene Rivera-Bonet, recently was interviewed about what life is like as a PhD student. She touches on her research, work in Outreach, and offers advice to students interested in graduate study.
Check out NTP’s new Youtube Channel!
The Neuroscience Training Program is proud to introduce a brand new Youtube page! We will be posting videos about life as a graduate student, details about our program specifically, outreach videos to use in K-12 …
DNA droplets may be key to Rett syndrome, researchers say
NTP Trainer Qiang Chang’s lab has discovered that DNA droplets and the mutations in them can give us insight into understanding Rett Syndrome. Read more about Dr. Chang’s research by clicking on the link.
From July 27th – August 2nd, head to https://www.blackinneuro.com/binweek to join the conversations about the issues facing Black Neuroscientists today. There will be live panels, daily conversations, and profiles highlighting the work of Black researchers, …
Marmoset Stem Cells Could Be New Way To Study Parkinson’s
NTP trainer Marina Emborg is a leader of the research group studying Parkinson’s disease and using CRISPR to study the mutation of enzymes and the role it plays in Parkinson’s.
Researchers Wake Monkeys by Stimulating ‘Engine’ of Consciousness in Brain
NTP Trainer Yuri Saalmann and his lab has found a way to pull primates out of a deep sleep and into consciousness though electrical stimulation.
UW-Madison brain scan studies seek to pinpoint signs of Alzheimer’s
Check out this article about studies that use brain scans to measure activity that will hopefully lead to breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s research. NTP trainers Sterling Johnson, Barb Bendlin, and Brad Christian are featured in this …
UW-Madison professor develops Kindness Curriculum
NTP trainer Richard Davidson developed the mindfulness-based Kindness Curriculum for preschoolers to help them pay closer attention to their emotions. Kids learning the Kindness Curriculum also had a better attention span, better grades, and showed …