“Transitioning between preparatory and precisely sequenced neuronal activity in production of a skilled behavior,” by Vamsi Daliparthi, Todd Roberts, and 5 other authors is published in eLife.
“Dopamine Depletion Affects Vocal Acoustics and Disrupts Sensorimotor Learning,” by Varun Saravanan, Lukas Hoffmann, Amanda Jacob, Gordon Berman, and Sam Sober is published in eNeuro. Congratulations Varun and friends!
The Sober lab and Dr. Muhannad Bakir’s lab (ECE, Georgia Tech) are jointly awarded a 5-year R01 to develop advanced hardware and software methods for measuring single-unit muscle activity in mice and songbirds.
The Sober lab is awarded a 5-year renewal of our R01 grant from NINDS to examine how how spiking codes in neurons and muscles are revised during motor skill learning.
Andrea wins the Neuroscience Graduate Program’s Teaching Award in recognition of her outstanding teaching, including her work teaching neuroscience courses in Georgia prisons. Congratulations Andrea!
Andrea Pack (graduate student) wins a travel award and gives a platform presentation at the Neural Control of Movement conference in Toyama, Japan. Go Andrea!
Andrea wins Emory’s Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences (GDBBS) Student Career Teaching Award in recognition of her exceptional contributions to teaching both within and outside of the Emory community. Congratulations Andrea!
Lyndie is awarded a CASE fellowship and participates in a science advocacy workshop hosted by American Association for Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) in Washington, DC.
“Millisecond Spike Timing Codes for Motor Control,” a review of the types and mechanisms of precise spiking codes in the motor system across species co-authored by Sam Sober, Simon Sponberg, Ilya Nemenman, and Lena Ting, is published in Trends in Neuroscience.
“Chance, long tails, and inference in a non-Gaussian, Bayesian theory of vocal learning in songbirds” by Baohua Zhou, David Hofmann, Itai Pinkoviezky, Sam Sober, and Ilya Nemenman is published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA. Congrats Baohua et al.!