Brandeis Professors Michael Rosbash, Jeff Hall (Emeritus) and Michael Young from Rockefeller University awarded the Nobel Prize. Congratulations!

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  • Clocks, fruit flies, and Sweden
    We mentioned previously that Rosbash, Hall and Young are getting the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine this year “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm”. The Physiology/Medicine lectures were on Thursday Dec 7 at 1 pm CET (7 am Brandeis time) and are still available to view. The Biology Department enjoyed watching […]
  • Rosbash, Hall & Young Awarded Nobel Prize
    Brandeis researchers Michael Rosbash, the Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience, and Professor Emeritus of Biology Jeffrey C. Hall have received this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, together with Michael Young from The Rockefeller University,  for their pioneering work on the molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm. The Guardian Nobel Press Release 2017 Nobel […]
  • The 7th Annual SPROUT Awards Are Available
    Post written by Fern Shamis. The 7th Annual SPROUT Awards are back and want to help you bring your research and entrepreneurial ambitions to life! Have a great idea? Does your research have the ability to impact the world? Need funding support to make your innovation a reality? Consider applying for a SPROUT award. In […]
  • Neurons that make flies sleep
    Sleep is known to be regulated by both intrinsic (what time is it?) and environmental factors (is it hot today?). How exactly these factors are integrated at the cellular level is a hot topic for investigation, given the prevalence of sleep disorders. Researchers in the Rosbash and Griffith labs are pursuing the question in the […]
  • Sprout Award Winners Announced
    The recipients of the 6th annual Sprout Awards have been announced. There will be eight teams from labs in the Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry departments sharing the $100,000 in funding in FY 2017. The Sprout program’s grant pool was doubled this year in order to expand the support for the promising innovation and research that is […]

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  • A Circadian Output Circuit Controls Sleep-Wake Arousal in Drosophila.
    Related Articles A Circadian Output Circuit Controls Sleep-Wake Arousal in Drosophila. Neuron. 2018 Sep 22;: Authors: Guo F, Holla M, Díaz MM, Rosbash M Abstract The Drosophila core circadian circuit contains distinct groups of interacting neurons that give rise to diurnal sleep-wake patterns. Previous work showed that a subset of dorsal neurons 1 (DN1s) are […]