News

June 2021

Our Frontiers research topic is open for submissions! Please send in your research article or review on the role of stress in addictive behaviors: https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/23061/the-role-of-stress-in-addictive-behaviors

April 2021

Our neuroscience-themed sugar cookies got a shoutout from Cell Mentor: http://crosstalk.cell.com/blog/how-to-keep-your-virtual-lab-meeting-from-being-just-another-zoom-call

April 2021

Our conversation on pandemic-related experiences and challenges faced by early career researchers has been published at Nature Communications: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-22039-w

Thanks to editor Elisa Floriddia for the opportunity to share my thoughts!

March 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in Virtual Glia 2021! We enjoyed a stellar two days of science and camaraderie with glial trainees from all over the world. Special thanks to all our sponsors, as well as the administrators in the UCSF Division of Neuroimmunology & Glial Biology for their help with financial and technical logistics!

February 2021

The detailed program for Virtual Glia 2021 (March 12-13, 2021) is now online: https://www.virtualglia.org/schedule

The deadline for poster submission is February 28. We have received >1000 registrations and >150 abstracts; huge thanks to our sponsors for helping us keep this meeting free and open to all!

November 2020

Registration and abstract submission for the Virtual Glia Trainee Symposium (March 12-13, 2021) is now open: www.virtualglia.org

October 2020

Our review on oligodendrocyte and myelin plasticity in learning and memory is out today at Nature Reviews Neuroscience: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41583-020-00379-8

July 2020

Please save the date! The first Virtual Glia Trainee Symposium will take place on March 12-13, 2021.

June 2020

The 2021 Gordon Research Seminar on Glial Biology has unfortunately been postponed to 2023. Please check back for updates: https://www.grc.org/glial-biology-functional-interactions-among-glia-and-neurons-grs-conference/2021/

April 2020

Sat down with Once A Scientist podcast host Nick Edwards to discuss grad school, academic research, glia, and Science Twitter. Tune in here, or find the Once a Scientist podcast on Apple podcast, Stitcher, and Spotify.

April 2020

Very grateful and honored to receive a Notice of Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for my F32 application, "Regulation of structural and functional plasticity by myelination"!