Undergraduate prizes awarded to seven students for academic achievement
Sept. 3, 2023

Read the full article on the main Princeton University website. 

Fenna Krienen receives Klingenstein-Simons award
July 7, 2023

Fenna Krienen, Assistant Professor in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, was awarded a 2023 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship. Through its collaboration with the Simons Foundation, the 

The Power of 'Multiple Selves': Understanding Decision Making through Modular Agents
July 6, 2023

Every day, we face the challenge of balancing our wants and needs, prioritizing essential requirements while efficiently utilizing our resources. PNI researchers initiated a project that explored the efficiency and scalability of utilizing modular “selves” compared to a single “self” model.

PNI Celebrates Class Day with Seniors
June 26, 2023

The Princeton Neuroscience Institute celebrated the Class of 2023 Neuroscience majors during its annual Class Day Ceremony on May 29th. The event recognized graduating seniors for their academic accomplishments, as well as those that received honors and senior thesis prizes.

PNI members awarded for outstanding mentoring and teaching
June 6, 2023

PNI faculty members, Lindy McBride and Jesse Gomez, along with graduate student Jessica Ye (Buschman lab), honored with awards for outstanding mentoring (McBride) and teaching (Gomez and Ye).

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund awards Fenna Krienen
May 8, 2023

Fenna Krienen has been awarded funding by the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund that "will develop minimally invasive technologies that enable the addition or deletion of large DNA fragments and the ability to “write” new genetic information into a specific DNA site."

Tim Buschman honored with the prestigious Troland Research Award
Feb. 16, 2023

The National Academy of Sciences recognizes Buschman for his groundbreaking insights into the neural mechanisms of cognitive control, particularly how these mechanisms relate to attention and working memory.

PNI Innovator awards to fund new molecular and computational approaches
Feb. 10, 2023

The Princeton Neuroscience Institute has granted innovator awards to two cutting-edge collaborative teams. Professors Gould and Buschman, together with the director of the PNI viral core, Dr. Huang, will use their award to develop innovative tools to expand the space of questions we can ask about perineuronal nets. Professors Daw and Witten will use their award to support innovative research at the computational level, testing a new comprehensive framework for modelling reward prediction error in the brain.

Graduate student Sade Abiodun interviewed by Society for Neuroscience
Jan. 30, 2023

Current third year graduate student Sade Abiodun was recently interviewed by the Society for Neuroscience as part of their Future of Neuroscience series. Sade shares her story of how she came to study neurocinematics, as well as discusses her film making career. 

From the Simons Foundation: A New Era for the Neuroscience of Social Behavior
Jan. 18, 2023

The Simons Foundation recently published an article entitled "A New Era for the Neuroscience of Social Behavior". Written by former PNI postdoc Brian DePasquale, the article details some of the astounding work in the field that has been performed, with great contributions from PNI faculty and trainees including: Director Mala Murthy, Assistant Professor Annegret Falkner, Professor Ilana Witten, and former graduate students Lindsay Willmore and Talmo Pereira.

NEU 250: Neuroscience Research Experience for Princeton sophomores
Jan. 18, 2023

The Neuroscience Research Experience is designed to provide sophomore students with an in-lab research experience. NEU250 is intended to be a credit-bearing grade optional P/D/F course.

The mystery of mosquito’s attraction to humans: a case for neuroscience of natural behavior
Dec. 5, 2022

The question of the specific targeting of humans by Aedes Aegypti was on the mind of neuroscientist and evolutionary biologist Lindy McBride for long time. She leads the McBride lab at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute where she is investigating genomic and neuronal basis of behavior and the molecular mechanisms by which behaviors evolve using mosquitoes as a model system.