Congratulations to Dennis (Co-PI) and our collaborator, Dr. Annie Leonard (PI) for securing a USDA grant ($431, 899, 3 years) to study how neonicotinoid pesticides affect the sensory mechanisms underlying wild bee nutrition.
We are really excited for this collaboration with the Leonard lab!
Congratulations to Dennis (Co-PI) and our collaborator, Dr. Andrew Nuss (Asst. Prof., ANVS, UNR) (PI) for securing a Dept. of Defense grant ($500,000, 2 years) to study mosquito olfaction!!! Read more about it here:
A collaboration between our group in Biology and Dr. Benajmin Young’s group in the Dept. of Philosophy has been highlighted in Nevada Today. Link to the story can be found here;
Congratulations to the Mathew lab for winning two NSE (New Scholarly Endeavor Grant) awards;
- “Biophilosophy of Olfaction”, Collaborator: Dr. Benjamin Young, Dept. of Philosophy, UNR
- “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.
Congratulations to Kristen Hess for winning a research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation!
Kristen is a Junior at UNR and is conducting research in the Mathew Lab. Way to go, Kristen!
Congratulations to Gunnar Newquist, Alex Novenschi, and Donovan Kohler on the recent publication of a research article in the journal eNeuro (eneuro.org). 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!
Link to the Publication: http://eneuro.org/content/3/4/ENEURO.0045-16.2016.full.pdf+html
Congratulations to Riley Kellermeyer and Lea Cohen for winning HURA awards for their respective research!
Riley is a Senior at UNR and is conducting her Honors’ thesis research in the Mathew Lab. Lea is a Senior at UNR and is writing her (research review) Honors’ thesis under the supervision of Dr. Mathew.
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.