DIBS Faculty Among 6 Honored by AAAS

Calakos, Farahany, Lisberger selected in Neuroscience

Monday, November 30, 2020
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Three Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Faculty Network Members were among six Duke faculty named fellows to the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science: Nicole Calakos, Neurology, for pioneering work in optogenetic approaches, and substantial contributions in the area of synaptic plasticity with a focus on striatal circuity of the basal ganglia; Nita A. Farahany, Law, for distinguished contributions to the field of neuroethics, enabling responsible and equitable development and implementation of new knowledge and technologies in neurosciences; and Stephen G. Lisberger, Neurobiology, for fundamental contributions to understanding of the organization and function of brain mechanisms that underlie sensorimotor learning, using visually-driven eye movements as a model system. Congratulations to all six faculty; read more HERE.