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Shepherd lab selected for the Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from CZI!

The Shepherd lab was recently selected as a recipient of the Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award for the Chan-Zuckerberg initiative, which hopes to bring together new researchers with innovative ideas in the field of Alzheimer’s research. The Shepherd lab will receive 2.5 million over 5 years to fund work exploring new mechanisms that may help us understand or treat Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more below!
CZI announcement and mission statement
University of Utah announcement

New publication in Cell concerning Arc’s role in intercellular RNA transfer

The Shepherd lab is happy to announce the release of our newest paper in Cell, detailing a newly discovered function of Arc in intercellular RNA transfer. Huge congratulations to Drs. Elissa Pastuzyn and Cameron Day for their hard work. Link to Article>>

 

 

Visualizing proteins in a Cell

The closest you’ll get to taking a tour through the insides of a Neuron…very cool!

http://nyti.ms/1k8dBj1