News from Conte Center @ UCI

New Conte Center PNAS Publication

August 10, 2017

A collaborative cross-species Conte Center paper has been accepted to the prestigious journal, PNAS (in press): Early life exposure to unpredictable maternal sensory signals influences cognitive development: A cross-species approach. Elysia Poggi Davis, Stephanie Stout, Jenny Molet, Brian Vegetabile, Laura Glynn, Curt Sandman, Kevin Helns, Hal Stern, Tallie Z Baram. PNAS 2017

Megan Curran receives 2017 Graduate Student Award

July 24, 2017

Conte Center MD/PhD graduate student Megan Curran receives the 2017 Renée Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award sponsored by the UCI Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory. The Renée Harwick Advanced Graduate Student Award is funded by an endowed gift by Dr. Renée Harwick to recognize a graduate student who shows outstanding scientific promise and to support the completion of the student’s Ph.D. thesis.

2016 Neurobiology of Stress Workshop

July, 2016

The 2016 Neurobiology of Stress Workshop, sponsored in part by the Conte Center @ UCI, was held in sunny Southern California, had close to 200 participants and was a great success. The next workshop is bound for Banff/Calgary, Canada in June 2018. To learn more about the 2018 Workshop, contact co-organizers Matthew Hill or Jaideep Bains. To be added to the workshop distribution list, please send an email to

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