Junior Fellows spearhead 2019 Kavli Brain Showcase
Caitlin Taylor (SAGE Junior Fellow and Jacobs Lab postdoctoral fellow) co-hosted the 2019 Kavli Brain Showcase.
The Kavli BRAIN Showcase will forge new connections between brain researchers across campus
By Harrison Tasoff
Neurons will be firing, fast and furious, when UC Santa Barbara brain scientists and scholars converge Friday, Jan. 18, for the inaugural Kavli BRAIN Showcase. The half-day event, which explores new research and opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, will feature talks by campus researchers aimed toward their colleagues and educated non-specialists.
Co-sponsored by the UCSB Brain Initiative, the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, the Neuroscience Research Institute, and the Kavli Foundation, the showcase is organized by the SAGE Center’s four junior fellows. These postdoctoral researchers were selected based on the excellence and originality of their scholarship and their potential to advance knowledge in their field.
The 2018-2020 class of fellows includes neuroscientists Caitlin Taylor and Mary MacLean, physicist Eyal Karzbrun and biophysicst Dhananjay Thakur.