CAN Trainee research feature: Sridevi Venkatesan, University of Toronto

Watch this week’s CAN Trainee Research feature, with Sridevi Venkatesan, a PhD candidate working with Dr. Evelyn Lambe at the University of Toronto. She presents the publication:

Venkatesan, S., & Lambe, E. (2020). Chrna5 is essential for a rapid and protected response to optogenetic release of endogenous acetylcholine in prefrontal cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience, JN-RM-1128-20. doi: 10.1523/jneurosci.1128-20.2020
https://www.jneurosci.org/content/40/38/7255

CAN Trainee research feature: Scott Bell, McGill University

Watch this week’s CAN Trainee Research feature, with Scott Bell, who obtained his PhD at McGill University, working with Dr. Carl Ernst. He presents the publication:

Bell, S., et al., 2019. Mutations in ACTL6B Cause Neurodevelopmental Deficits and Epilepsy and Lead to Loss of Dendrites in Human Neurons. The American Journal of Human Genetics 104, 815–834.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002929719301181

Scott Bell made this discovery as a Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Dr. Carl Ernst, at the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, affiliated to McGill University. He currently is pursing a medical degree at the University of Calgary to help establish better medical care and outcomes for patients with rare neurodevelopmental disorders.

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CAN Trainee research feature: Claire Gizowski, McGill University

Watch this week’s CAN Trainee Research feature, with Claire Gizowski, who recently obtained her PhD at McGill University, working with Dr. Charles Bourque. She presents the publication:

Gizowski C, Bourque CW. Sodium regulates clock time and output via an excitatory GABAergic pathway. Nature. 2020 Jul;583(7816):421-424. doi: 10.1038/s41586-020-2471-x.

Dr. Gizowski is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of California in San Francisco https://profiles.ucsf.edu/claire.gizowski

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CAN Trainee research feature: Nuria Daviu, Hotchkiss Brain Institute

CAN Trainee research features are a new opportunity for Canadian neuroscience trainees to showcase their research through short video features. We aim to make this a weekly feature and to share on our website and social media accounts, so please consider submitting a proposal to us!

This week’s feature is Nuria Daviu, a researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Jaideep Bains, at the Hotchkiss Brain Institute.

Read the paper here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41593-020-0591-0

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CAN Trainee Research Feature: Tasnia Rahman, McGill University

We are excited to launch a new opportunity for Canadian neuroscience trainees to showcase their research through short video features.  We aim to make this a weekly feature and to share on our website and social media accounts, so please consider submitting a proposal to us.  We would love to feature your research!

This week’s feature is: Tasnia Rahman, McGill University – Stentian structural plasticity in the developing visual system


Tasnia Rahman is a researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Edward Ruthazer at McGill University.

Read the paper here: https://www.pnas.org/content/117/20/10636

Videos will be also available here, with submission instructions

https://can-acn.org/can-trainee-research-features/