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Congratulations to Celeste Parra Bravo, a 2023 Dompe Foundation’s Rita L. Montalcini Scholarship recipient!

Celeste Parra Bravo, a graduate student in the Gan Lab, received the Dompe Foundation’s Rita L. Montalcini Scholarship. This competitive fellowship was awarded to Celeste for her outstanding research...

Congratulations to Dr. Till Zimmer for receiving two postdoctoral fellowships!

Dr. Till Zimmer from the Orr lab was honored with competitive postdoctoral fellowships from the Alzheimer’s Association and the BrightFocus Foundation for his proposal, “Molecular mechanisms and...

Burré lab member Dr. Lauren Komer graduates!

The Appel Institute community warmly congratulates Dr. Lauren Komer on her successful dissertation defense!Dr. Komer’s completed her research titled “The Role of Membrane Binding of α-Synuclein in...


Principles of tau proteostasis revealed by CRISPR screening in iPSC-derived neurons

June 2, 2023 - 12:00pm
Avi Samelson, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, UCSF Part of the Emerging Leader in Neuroscience Lecture Series

Progress in Neuroscience (PINS)

June 8, 2023 - 4:00pm
Li-Huei Tsai, PhD Director, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory Picower Professor of Neuroscience Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Co-Director, The Alana Down Syndrome Center...

A coordinated multiorgan metabolic response contributes to human mitochondrial myopathy

June 30, 2023 - 12:00pm
Marilena D’Aurelio, PhD, Associate Professor of Research in Neuroscience, BMRI, WCM Part of the Work in Progress seminar series

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