Internal (UNR) NSE Research grants awarded to the Mathew Lab

Congratulations to the Mathew lab for winning two NSE (New Scholarly Endeavor Grant) awards;

  1. Biophilosophy of Olfaction”, Collaborator: Dr. Benjamin Young, Dept. of Philosophy, UNR
  2. Building an Odor coding model that can reliably predict insect behavior”, Collaborator: Dr. Deena Schmidt, Dept. of Math & Statistics, UNR

The NSE awards are competitive internal grants from the Office of the Vice President for Research & Innovation.

First research publication from the Mathew lab is out!

Congratulations to Gunnar Newquist, Alex Novenschi, and Donovan Kohler on the recent publication of a research article in the journal eNeuro ( The title of the article is: Differential contributions of Olfactory Receptor Neurons in a Drosophila olfactory circuit.  

Donovan and Alex are undergraduates (sophomores!) in the lab!

This is a fantastic accomplishment for our lab and we are looking forward to many more publications in the future!

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Welcome new lab members

Mathew Lab welcomes three new members this upcoming fall!  We proudly welcome David Clark (graduate student), Seth Odell (graduate student), and Sam Kafle (undergraduate student) to our lab with open arms and all look forward to working closely with them!  Bio’s will be coming soon on all of our lab members, so stay tuned.