Bass Connections 2018-2019 Projects Announced

January 16, 2018

Forty-two Bass Connections projects have been announced. Of the 42, 14 belong to the Brain & Society group. Duke students from all levels and schools are invited to preview the new Bass Connections projects for 2018-2019Applications will open on January 24 and run through February 16 at 5:00 p.m.


Interdisciplin. Studies/Bass Connections Funding Opportunities

January 16, 2018


Bass Connections Fair Jan. 24; Applications for Teams Due Feb. 16

December 27, 2017


2017-2018 Research Incubator Awards Announced

December 15, 2017

Six interdisciplinary Duke faculty research teams have received 2017-2018 Research Incubator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences. The teams are addressing complex neuroscience issues such as temporal-lobe epilepsy, improved vision for people with prosthetic retinas and better hearing for those with cochlear implants.


Adcock: Economic Policy Must Be Informed by Human Behavior

December 5, 2017

Dr. Alison Adcock co-wrote an op-ed for "The Hill," emphasizing the importance of human behavior when formulating economic policies.


Neuroscience Senior Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

December 5, 2017

Meghana Vagwala, center, a Neuroscience senior, joins two others as recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. Vagwala, of South Grafton, Massachusetts, and John Lu of Whippany, New Jersey, and 2016 Duke graduate Antonio Lopez of East Palo Alto, California, were chosen from among 929 applicants throughout the country. They are the 25th, 26th and 27th Marshall recipients from Duke.


Jan. 8 Deadline for $20K Duke Incubation Grant Applications

December 1, 2017

The Duke Incubation Fund will award up to $20,000 to support early-stage ideas, including those by grad students, based on Duke IP that could go to market and affect society. Deadline: Jan. 8.


Jan. 16: Apps Due for $60K Minority Postdoc Enrichment Program

November 27, 2017

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund supports a Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP), which provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the U.S. or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.

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9/24: Nowicki Addresses 'Categorical perception in animal signaling systems'

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Dr. Nowicki is a Bass Fellow, and Professor of Biology, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Neurobiology (School of Medicine) at Duke. 

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