News & Events

November 2023

Society for Neuroscience - Washington D.C.

August 2023

Rachel Summerfield presented her findings on the effect of psychedelic DMT on sleep at the poster session for Magnificent Michigan Summer Fellowship awardees

May 2023

Congratulations to Nick Glynos on his Dissertation defense!

April 2023

Rackham Predoctoral Fellow Award Ceremony. Congratulations, Emma!

April 2023

Lab Luncheon - Farewell to Nick Glynos, Chris Fields, Zuzanna Fracz, Lucy Wang, and Harini Byraju

April 2023

Emma Huels receives a Neuroscience Graduate Program Travel award to attend Gordon Research Conference on Consciousness. Congratulations, Emma!

April 2023

Rachel Summerfield receives the Magnificent Michigan Summer Undergraduate Fellowship, by the UM Neuroscience Innovators. Congratulations, Rachel!

April 2023

Congratulations to Chris Fields on being accepted into the graduate program at the University of Oregon and selected for the Lokey Graduate Science Award.

April 2023

Congratulations to Lucy Wang and the University of Michigan fencing team on winning the Gold Medal for Women's overall and the Silver Medal for Women's Foil. 

March 2023

Zuzanna Fracz accepted into the Biomedical Sciences PhD Program at University of Connecticut. Zuzanna will be concentrating her studies in Neuroscience and hopes to study neurodegenerative diseases with a translational aspect. 

February 2023

Emma Huels received the Rackham Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.

Congratulations, Emma!!

December 2022

UM Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience accepted Zuzanna Fracz's thesis with a recommendation for graduation with High Honors in Neuroscience. 

Congratulations, Zuzanna!!

November 2022

Society for Neuroscience - San Diego

October 2022

American Society of Anesthesiologists 2022 - New Orleans

September 2022

Harini Byraju received a 2022 Trainee Professional Development Award by the Society for Neuroscience. Congratulations, Harini!

April 2022

Harini Byraju was awarded Magnificent Michigan Summer Undergraduate Fellowship by the UM Neuroscience Innovators

Congratulations, Harini!!

October 28, 2021 

Dissertation Defense of Michael Brito! Congratulations, Dr. Brito!!

August 2021 

Zuzanna presented her study at the poster session for UM Neuroscience Innovator's Magnificent Michigan Summer Fellowship awardees

July 2021

Dr. Dinesh Pal and Dr. Giancarlo Vanini received industry funding to study the potential of psilocybin in alleviating chronic pain in a pre-clinical animal model

July 2021

Dr. Dinesh Pal and Dr. UnCheol Lee received a NIH R21 to study the brain network mechanisms for recovery from pharmacological and pathological unconscious states 

April 2021

Zuzanna Fracz received Magnificent Michigan Summer Fellowship for undergraduate students from Kavli Neuroscience Innovators at the UM

Congratulations, Zuzanna!!

April 2021 

Dr. Pal received New Investigator Award from the American Physiological Society

October 2020 

Jon Dean graduated to Dr. Dean! Congratulations, Jon!!

February 2020 

Chloe Rybicki-Kler is accepted into Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Michigan. Congratulations!

January 2020 

Dr. Pal is elected to the Association of University Anesthesiologists

December 2019

Commentary on our recent article EurekAlert:

November 2019

Dr. Anjum Parkar is selected for the inaugural eight-week Leadership and Management Program for Postdocs organized by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Congratulations, Anjum!

October 2019

Society for Neuroscience, Chicago.

September 2019 

Dr. Anjum Parkar received one of the Best Abstract Awards at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Phoenix, Arizona

August 2019 

Pal lab was recognized as Planet Blue Ambassador, University of Michigan

June 2019

Dr. Anjum Parkar received postdoctoral enrichment program grant from Kavli Neuroscience Innovators to attend the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care 

February 2019

Dr. George Mashour and Dr. Dinesh Pal are awarded multi-PI NIH R01 to study the role of the prefrontal cortex in the control of arousal states

June 2018

Commentary on our recent article in EurekAlert:

January 2018

Dr. Dinesh Pal is awarded a new NIH R01 to study the mechanistic underpinnings of the interactions between sleep homeostasis and sedation