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The Department of Biological Sciences is seeking two tenure track faculty members at the assistant professor level, with research expertise in biochemistry and animal physiology.


Schnitzer receives Way Klingler Fellowship

Dr. Stefan Schnitzer has been awarded the 2019 Way Klingler Fellowship in science. These fellowships are for full-time regular faculty at the associate or full professor rank who have potential for significant scholarship. Science fellows receive $50,000 annually for three years for research that requires higher-expense items, such as equipment, supplies and research staff. 


Trends in Neurosciences celebrated their 40 years in business by highlighting 40 “seminal neuroscience research papers” published between 1978 and 2017.  Professor Emeritus Dr. James Buchanan's paper with Sten Grillner was chosen as one of the 40.  The author of the piece (Claire Wyart) called Buchanan and Grillner's experiments “audacious” and “heroic” and said that their model has largely stood the test of time.