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Yuxi Chen publishes paper in Hippocampus

Yuxi Chen

Congratulations to Yuxi Chen for her paper with Audrey Branch, Cecilia Shuai, Michela Gallagher, and James Knierim in Hippocampus, “Object-place-context learning impairment correlates with spatial learning impairment in aged Long-Evans rats” ( They tested the ability of young, AU, and AI animals to recognize novel object-place-context (OPC) configurations and found that performance on the novel...

Yuxi Chen attends Janelia Workshop

Yuxi recently presented her work, “Activity in the rat lateral entorhinal cortex under context-dependent odor-place rule reversals”, at a Junior Scientist Workshop on mechanistic cognitive neuroscience at Janelia.

Congratulations to Yotaro Sueoka for award of 2023 Quad Fellowship

Yotaro was one of 100 recipients to receive a 2023 Quad Fellowship supporting outstanding STEM master’s and doctoral students from Australia, Japan, India and the United States. He attended a summit with other recipients in Melbourne, Australia in June to promote interdisciplinary and cross-cultural interaction and collaboration over a range of STEM topics. Well done,...

One Neuro Discovery grant awarded in May 2023

Congratulations to Noah Cowan (Engineering), James Knierim (Medicine) and Amy Bastian (Medicine)  for their One Neuro Discovery grant awarded in May 2023. This award will fund research investigating whether path integration recalibration requires the cerebellum in rats, and whether this process is impaired in humans with cerebellar ataxia.