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Congratulations Dr. Tom Pisano!
March 21, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Tom Pisano who succesfully presented his Final Public Oral today! The Wang lab is very proud of his accomplishment and has been happy to have had Tom as a colleague in the lab. We wish him all the best in continuing his MD/PhD degree. Videos from his FPO can be found in the links below.

FPO Dr. Tom…

Dr. Marlies Oostland receives Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Feb. 12, 2019
Dr. Marlies Oostland has received the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Union's Horizon2020 program for research on the neuroscience of tickling: cerebellar mechanisms and sensory prediction, which she will perform at Princeton University and the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.
New paper on Biorxiv: 'Cerebellar disruption impairs working memory during evidence accumulation'
Jan. 17, 2019
The Wang lab has another paper published on Biorxiv today. Work by Ben Deverett, Mikhail Kislin, David Tank, and Sam Wang shows that during accumulation of somatosensory evidence, optogenetic manipulation of cerebellar Purkinje cells reduced the accuracy of subsequent memory-guided decisions and caused mice to downweight prior information…
New paper out: Normal cognitive and social development require posterior cerebellar activity
Sept. 18, 2018

A new paper came out in eLife today: 'Normal cognitive and social development require posterior cerebellar activity', in which it is shown that the normal development of motor and nonmotor capacities requires…