Department of 
Cellular and Integrative Physiology
Congratulations to Julia Saifetiarova on her cover story in the Journal of Neuroscience.

Saifetiarova, J., Taylor, A.M., and Bhat, M.A. (2017) Early and Late Loss of the Cytoskeletal Scaffolding Protein, Ankyrin G Reveals its Role in Maturation and Maintenance of Nodes of Ranvier in Myelinated Axons. J Neurosci. 37 (10) 2524-2538 (featured on the Cover).

Congratulations to Anna Taylor on her publication in the Frontiers of Cellular Neuroscience.

Taylor, A.M., Saifetyarova, J., and Bhat, M.A. (2017) Postnatal Loss of Neurofascin 186 and Neurofascin 155 Differentially Affects the Maintenance of Nodes of Ranvier and Health of Myelinated Axons. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 11:11.
Congratulations to Swati Banerjee for her cover story in Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience.

Banerjee, S., Venkatesan, A. and Bhat, M.A. (2017) Neurexin, Neuroligin and Wishful Thinking Coordinate Synaptic Cytoarchitecture and Growth at Neuromuscular Junctions. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 78, 9-24. (Featured on the Cover). 

Congratulations to Swati Banerjee and all co-authors for their publication in Developmental Biology!!
Banerjee, S., Mino, R., Fisher, E. and Bhat, M.A. (2017). A Versatile Genetic Tool to Study Midline Glia Function in the Drosophila CNS. Developmental Biology (in press).

Congratulations to Melodi Bowman!!
Melodi was awarded First Place in the Neuropharmacology Division "Best Graduate Student Poster Presentation" by the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) at their Chicago meeting.

Congratulations to Dr. Jun Hee Kim for her promotion to Associate Professor with tenure!!

Congratulations Dr. Paukert on his first NIH R01 grant award!!

Congratulations Dr. Bopassa on his first NIH R01 grant award!!

Congratulations Dr. Hye Young Lee for being awarded the University of Texas Rising STARs Award!!

Congratulations to Dr. James Stockand for his NIH T32 Training Grant Renewal!!

Congratulations to Nicole Baganz, a former student in Dr. Daws lab, for being featured in Mission magazine!!