Congratulations to the May-June 2018 JBC Brain Science Travel Grant winners

July 12, 2018

Adi Kadi kolol – Adi presented her project: “Astrocytic effects on synaptic and homeostatic plasticity” at the "Forum of Neuroscience 2018" in July 2018. Adi is a PhD student at Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, HUJI. Supervisor: Dr. Inbal Goshen



gal vishneGal Vishne: Gal attended the course “Consciousness: from theory to practice”. Gal is a PhD student at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, HUJI. Supervisors: Prof. Merav Ahissar and Prof. Leon Deouell.


michal goldshtienMichal Goldstein – Michal presented her project: “"Perceiving musical intervals: a test case for categorical perception" at the 15th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition in June 2018. Michal is a second year M.A. student in the Musicology and Cognitive Sciences depts., HUJI. Supervisor: Dr. Ayelet Landau and Prof. Roni Grant.


noa roitenbergNoa Roitenberg – Noa presented her project: “"Modulation of caveolae by Insulin/IGF-1 signaling regulates aging of caenorhabditis elegans" at the 2018 Celegans “Topics” Meeting in June 2018. Noa is a PhD student at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, HUJI. Supervisor: Prof. Ehud Cohen.

reut sulimanReut Suliman – Reut presented her project: "Pogz mutation leads to abnormal behavior and transcription dysregulation in the brain" at the International Society for Autism Research (INSAR) in May 2018. Reut is a PhD student at the Department of Genetics, HUJI. Supervisor: Prof. Sagiv Shifman.


robertRobert Goldstein – Robert will present his project: “Physiological and functional organization of peripheral free nerve endings” at the World Congress on Pain by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in September 2018. Robert is a PhD student at the Department of Medical Neurobiology, HUJI. Supervisor: Prof. Alex Binshtok.

louisaLouisa Bogaerts – Louisa will present her project: “"Neural oscillations as a brain signature of statistical learning?" at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. Louisa is a postdoctoral fellow at Prof. Ram Frost’s Verbal Processing Lab, Psychology dept., HUJI.

rohiniRohini Bansal – Rohini presented her project: "Functional evaluation of chemical communication in wild mice" at the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) 2018 in April 2018. Rohini is a postdoctoral fellow at Dr. Yoram Ben-Shaul’s lab, Medical Neurobiology dept., HUJI.