2021 Feb Katharina Heining joins the CarlenLab

Feb 1 2021

Katharina Heining joins the CarlénLab as postdoctoral researcher!

Katharina will work on the project “A functional map of the mouse prefrontal cortex” and is funded by a postdoctoral fellowship from the Wenner-Gren Foundations. Link to the foundation HERE

Welcome Katharina!

2020 Sep CarlenLab receives 32.2M SEK grant

Sep 30 2020

The CarlénLab receives 3.0M€ (32.2M SEK) for the project “Brain circuits in decision-making” from the Knut & Alice Wallenbergs Foundation!

The project will run over 5 years and be conducted in collaboration with the lab of KONSTANTINOS MELETIS.   The interactions between the prefrontal cortex and the striatum will be studied with large-scale electrophysiology and calcium imaging in behaving mice.

Link to funded KAW projects 2020 here

2020 Sep Sofie Ährlund-Richter receives the Brain Diseases Award 2020

CarlenLab alumni Sofie Ährlund-Richter receives the Brain Diseases Award 2020 from the UZH Foundation for her PhD thesis work ‘On the neuronal correlates of cognition; cell-type specific circuitry and function of the prefrontal cortex!

Congratulations Sofie! 

2020 Aug Marina Slashcheva selected for the MSCA ITN position

August 2020

UPDATE: Marina Slashcheva has been selected for the PhD position in the CarlenLab within the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action MSC-ITN-2019 project euSNN, European School of Network Neuroscience, www.eusnn.eu

The CarlenLab received 68 applications from 23 different countries.

Welcome Marina!

2020 July The DMCdrive goes live!

July  2020

The DMCdrive goes live!

Want to long-term record and manipulate neuronal activity in freely moving mice or rats? Then we strongly recommend going for our DMCdrive holding four movable tetrodes + optical fiber, that can be built from 3D printed parts in 4h without much experience. Very reliable optotagging and recovery of single unit and LFP activities over many days.
Designed by senior researcher Hoseok Kim.

Open access to the publication here.

May 2020 Postdoc Pierre Le Merre receives StratNeuro funding for postdoctoral work

May 2020

CarlenLab postdoc Pierre Le Merre receives StratNeuro funding for postdoctoral researchers 2020!

StratNeuro, the Strategic Research Area Neuroscience joins Karolinska Institutet, The Royal Institutet of Technology (KTH) and Umeå University and has the mission to integrate clinical and basic research to foster a new generation of leaders and scientists in translational neuroscience. Read more here.

Congratulations Pierre!

2019 Sep Postdoc Pirre Le Merre receives 2019 NARSAD YIA

September 2019

CarlenLab postdoc Pierre Le Merre receives 2019 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant!

The NARSAD Young Investigator Grants were initiated to fund innovative, cutting-edge research projects relevant to serious brain and behaviour disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders or child and adolescent mental illnesses.

Pierre Le Merre, from the Department of Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet, is one of the “promising young candidates with innovative ideas within the field of mental health research” to receive the two-year grant.

The grant, which offers 35 000 USD per year for two years, will enable him to identify the neuronal determinants of working memory in the prefrontal cortex. Working memory is a core cognitive function affected in mental disorders such as schizophrenia. Therefore, this research programme aims to diagnose better and treat the cognitive deficits of schizophrenia.”

Link: KI announcement

Link: Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Grants

Link: The Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

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