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First Year of the Nord Lab

We hit our first anniversary this month. Highlights include putting together a great research team, finally moving in to our (almost complete) renovated lab space at the Center for Neuroscience this summer, and receiving initial awards and funding for students (Linda Su-Feher, selected for a fellowship) and projects in the lab, and three review articles. One year in, there is finally a working phone in Alex’s office.


Alex Nord Awarded NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Our application for work studying gene regulation and epigenetics in an environmental mouse model of schizophrenia was selected for a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Foundation ( We are interested in how maternal immune challenge is related to schizophrenia in offspring, and will be using functional genomics to test the hypothesis that the link is via epigenetic changes in the developing brain.

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