Dan et al, publish study in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, entitled, Basolateral Amygdala to Nucleus Accumbens Communication Differentially Mediates Devaluation Sensitivity of Sign- and Goal-Tracking Rats
Sara gets single digit score on F32! Crossing fingers for a few months!
Utsav et al publish study entitled, Role of BNST CRFR1 receptors in incubation of fentanyl seeking
Dan et al, deposit study on BioRx, entitled, Basolateral amygdala to nucleus accumbens projections differentially mediate flexibility of sign- and goal-tracking rats, currently under peer review
Lab reopened in mid-June with low density social distancing for independent lab work
Sam receives his F31 NRSA, entitled, "The role of Cannabinoid Receptor-1 in modulating addiction vulnerability"
Calu Lab research operation closes temporarily due to Covid-19, but we keep in touch daily, and have weekly lab meetings to update one another on new opportunities and challenges of working from home
Calu Lab celebrates website launch by walking the plank!
Helen Nasser selected for the inaugural Baltimore Brain Series lectures
Helen Nasser was voted most cheerful postdoc by Program in Neursocience at the annual PIN retreat!
Calu Lab team effort culminates in submission of an R01 application. We celebrate with some delicious MD blue crabs!
CaluLab is successfully implementing projection-specific in vivo recording in freely moving rats.
WCBR 2020, Big Sky, MT
David lead a panel at Winter Conference on Brain Research on advancements in psychedelic research
Gordon Conference Amygdala in Health and Disease, Easton MA, 2019
Donna, Sara, Dan and Utsav will headed north to present their latest on Amygdala's involvement in individual differences in incentive and flexible behaviors, as well as its role in opiate incubation
Gordon Conference on Cannabinoid Function in the CNS, Catelldefels Spain, 2019
Sam went trans-continental to present his latest work on VTA endocannabinoid signaling in mediating incentive and flexible behaviors in sign and goal-tracking rats
European Behavioral Pscyhopharmacology Society, Braga-Porto, Portugal
Donna presented Sam's latest on work on VTA endocannabinoid signaling in mediating incentive and flexible behaviors in sign and goal-tracking rats in a panel on Endocannabinoids organized by Stephen Mahler
Society for Neuroscience, Chicago, 2019
Sara andDan headed northwest a bit to present their latest on Amygdala's involvement in individual differences in incentive and flexible behaviors
WCBR 2019, Aspen CO
Sam presented in a panel and David presented their latest research, slopeside