News

  • Jan receives NSF CAREER award

    July 4, 2018 - 8:15pm

    Jan has been awarded a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, which comes with an additional 5 years of funding for the lab. These funds will go towards our work on the basic science of motor inhibition. Details can be found here.

  • New paper in Neurobiology of Aging

    June 29, 2018 - 9:45am

    Our new study in Neurobiology of Aging suggests that age-related reductions of phasic autonomic excitability after errors indexes difficulties in their detection. Study authored by Jan, Kylie, & Andrew Hollingworth (UI Psychology). Find it here. Data available under "Open Science".

  • Welcome Qi-Yang and Ben!!

    April 17, 2018 - 2:30pm

    The Wessel Lab welcomes 2 new members in May: Qi-Yang Nie joins as Post-Doc (Ph.D. from LMU Munich, M.S. from Chinese Academy of Sciences), Ben Rangel (B.Sc . from Southern Oregon, McNair scholar) turns from rotation student to full-time Neuroscience Ph.D. student!

    Welcome!

    Stay tuned for 2 more additions in August!

  • Alec receives ICRU fellowship

    April 11, 2018 - 8:30am

    Alec Mather was selected as an Iowa Center for Research by Undergraduates (ICRU) summer fellowship. This fellowship was previously granted to both Kylie (2016) and Isabella (2017), and has led to two great research projects conducted by our undergraduate researchers - including one publication in J Neuro. Thank you to the ICRU and congratulations to Alec!