The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has awarded Princeton University a 2012 Interfaces Short Course Award (ISCA). Alan Gelperin has been named Lab Director with PIs David Tank and Michael Berry serving as course co-directors. This award will provide a total of $400,000 to support the course “Biophysics and Computations in Neurons and Networks.” The grant will cover a two-year time period (2012 - 2013).
Archive – December 2011
Princeton University alumnus Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, and alumna MacKenzie Bezos, are donating $15 million to the University to create a center in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The gift will establish the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics, which will be led by institute co-director David Tank.
Princeton University neuroscientist Uri Hasson strives to make research conditions in his lab as true to real life as possible, using uncommon subject matter - including slapstick comedy and high-school melodrama - in his studies.