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Another successful BoBI scientific retreat at the Arboretum, Saturday May 7!

Posted on May 09, 2016

Keeping up with tradition, BoBI members met for a great day of research, talks and poster presentations. BoBI faculty, Postdoctoral researchers and Graduate students told us about their research in talks and posters. Our graduate and undergraduate summer fellowship recipients were honored, and a precious poster prize awarded. Congratulations to all!

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BoBI Retreat at the MFAH's Bayou Bend, Saturday May 9 Was Great Fun!

Posted on May 14, 2015

For the seventh consecutive year, BoBI members met for a great day of research, talks and poster presentations. BoBI faculty, Postdoctoral researchers, Graduate and Undergraduate students told us about their research. The summer fellowship recipients were honored, and poster awards were won by one First place, one Second places and one Third places winners. Congratulations to all!

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Interview with Dr. Anne Jacobson On Her New Book

Posted on September 04, 2014

Listen to the interview with Dr. Anne Jacobson, member of BoBI, on her new book “Keeping the World in Mind: Mental Representations and the Sciences of the Mind”.

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BoBI retreat at the Arboretum, Saturday May 3rd - Another Great Day!

Posted on May 07, 2014

For the sixth consecutive year, BoBI members met at the Arboretum for a great day of research talks and poster presentations by BoBI faculty, Postdoctoral researchers, Graduate and Undergradiate students. The summer fellowship recipients were honored, and poster awards were won by one First place, two Second places and two Third places winners. Congratulations to all the winners!

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Sumit Saurabh Named BoBI Graduate Summer Fellow 2014

Posted on April 22, 2014

Sumit Saurabh, a doctoral student in Brigitte Dauwalder’s lab in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry, has been named the 2014 BoBI Graduate Summer Fellow.

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Congratulations to our BoBI Undergraduate Scholars Summer 2014

Posted on April 22, 2014

In collaboration with the UH Office of Undergraduate Research the two BoBI sponsored undergraduate researchers have been chosen: Ola al-Hatem and Khadeeja Tarique will be performing research in Dr. Gregg Roman’s lab in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry. Besides their research, they will participate in summer activities alongside the SURF students.

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Watch a BoBI "UH moment" with BoBI faculty Dr. Gregg Roman!

Posted on March 05, 2014

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BoBI Summer Undergraduate Fellowship

Posted on March 05, 2014

BoBI has collaborated with the UH Office of Undergraduate Research for the past few years to allow students to work in BoBI member labs for the summer. This year BoBI will fund two undergraduate researchers this summer, and they will participate alongside the SURF students.

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Fruit Flies Unlock Secrets of Memory

Posted on December 10, 2013

Using fruit flies and strong odors, Biology of Behavior researchers have made significant progress in understanding memory formation and the works of Pavlovian conditioning. The research has revealed important activity in nerve cells as well as interactions with proteins that regulate and control the mechanisms behind forming memories.

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SURF Student in BoBI Lab

Posted on April 19, 2013

Harith Al-baldawi from the Roman Lab. Harith’s project will examine the role of dopaminergic signaling to the pars intercerebralis neurons (PI) in controlling hunger-induced exploration in Drosophila. The PI is analogous to the human hypothalamus, integrating endocrine and neural functions. These neurons also control feeding behaviors. Harith’s hypothesis is that DopR1 receptors in these neurons, through cAMP signaling, modulate hunger related behaviors such as extrinsic exploration.

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