Author: kevin

  • Congratulations to Desiree for winning the CNLM Jared M. Roberts Memorial Graduate Student Award!

    This award will fund Desiree’s travel to the annual Winter Neurobiology of Learning and Memory Meeting at Park City, UT. 

  • Aly won a DTEI fellowship!

    Aly won a UCI Division of Teaching Excellence and Innovation fellowship! So happy to see her efforts be rewarded, she’s been doing an amazing job leading our undergraduate lab seminar/discussion course (informally called B-lab 101, now 102). Congrats Aly!!

  • Katrina joins the lab!

    Katrina Lee Bartas joins us as a graduate student from MCSB! Welcome Katrina!!

  • Pieter Derdeyn wins the NSF GRFP!

    Congratulations to lab superstar Pieter for winning a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) award in the Life Sciences – Artificial Intelligence group! The prestigious award will provide three years of funding for Pieter’s exciting work. 🙂 We’re proud of you!!

  • Congratulations Lizzy on your poster award!

    Lizzy’s poster presentation at the 8th annual Conte Center Symposium won a poster award! Drinks on Lizzy!!!

  • Congratulations Kevin!

    Kevin won third place during the Kahoot game at the annual Physiology and Biophysics holiday party!  

  • (Even more) recent awards

    February 2020: Dr. Beier received a UCI Conte Center Seed grant to identify the neural circuits which mediate increased susceptibility to opiate addiction in individuals who experienced early-life adversity: https://contecenter.uci.edu/seed-grant-winners/ November 2019: Dr. Beier was awarded the NIH New Innovator Award for the project: Sculpting the Brain: High-Resolution Spatiotemporally-Controlled Modulation of Memories. https://commonfund.nih.gov/newinnovator/awardrecipients

  • (More) recent awards

    September 2020: Dr. Beier was awarded the One Mind Rising Stars Award to investigate the neural circuits involved in the development of depression: https://onemind.org/rising-star-awards/ September 2020: Dr. Beier received a grant from American Parkinson’s Disease Association to study circuit-level pathology caused by dopamine depletion: https://www.apdaparkinson.org/research/investigators/kevin_beier/ July 2020: Dr. Beier received a Freedman Prize Honorable Mention…

  • Dr. Beier’s recent awards

    Dr. Beier was awarded the Tobacco-Related Diseases Research Program High Impact Pilot Award and the New Investigator Award