• 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!


    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!

  • Darcy to present at CNS in Boston

    March 22, 2018 - 4:30pm

    Darcy will be presenting her poster at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual meeting in Boston this weekend. Please go check it out:

  • Lab receives NIH R01 grant

    January 17, 2018 - 10:45am

    The lab has just received a 5 year grant from NINDS to study the neural basis of cognitive flexibility. See more detail here: