WELCOME TO THE GILMARTIN LAB
We study how and when memory circuits need to communicate during learning for the successful formation of fear memories.
We are located in the Biomedical Sciences department at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI
Welcome Dr. Awad
Ahmed Awad, M.D. joins us for a year in residence to study thalamocortical circuits in fear memory formation using in vivo electrophysiology and fiber photometry. Dr. Awad was awarded a prestigious fellowship from the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF).
New review paper published
Dr. Gilmartin and Dr. Ferrara review the latest work on PACAP's role in learning and memory in a review, part of a special issue on PACAP and VIP in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience.
Matt Herbst awarded a travel award to OSSD
Matt Herbst was awarded a travel award to the annual meeting for the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences! He will present his work on ventral hippocampal encoding of threat in males and females. Congratulations!
Congratulations Dr. Kirry!
Dr. Adam Kirry successfully defended his dissertation! Our first graduate student to give a fully virtual defense and Adam rocked it. Congratulations!