Dr. Frick is one of three new Distinguished Professors at UWM! She is one of only 27 current UWM faculty to hold this title. The distinguished professor designation recognizes faculty for their significant impact on, and contributions to, their fields… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier was awarded an American Psychological Foundation/Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology (APF/COGDOP) 2020 Graduate Student Research Scholarship to support her dissertation research on the role of astrocytes in the effects of estradiol on memory formation. Congratulations… Read More
Sarah Beamish, a second-year graduate student in the lab, was awarded an Honorable Mention in the 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) competition. Congratulations Sarah!
For the past several years, the Frick lab has provided a 4-week summer research experience to incoming freshman students as part of the UR@UWM program. See here for more information on the program and hear from Frick lab alums from… Read More
Graduate student Lisa Taxier’s first 1st-authored paper was recently accepted to the journal Hormones and Behavior. This project constituted Lisa’s Masters thesis and presented more challenges than we initially anticipated, so kudos to Lisa for her perseverance!
Graduate student Miranda Schwabe was accepted to attend the science communication workshop ComSciCon Chicago to be held at Northwestern University in late August! More information on this workshop can be found here.
Dr. Kellie Gross was notified that her postdoctoral NRSA (F32) fellowship application will be awarded by the National Institute of Mental Health! Kellie’s project examines the roles of matrix metalloproteinases and beta-integrin in the memory-enhancing effects of estradiol. Congratulations Kellie!!
Graduate student Miranda Schwabe has been awarded a Grant-in-Aid for Research from the scientific research honor society Sigma Xi. This $1,000 grant will be used for Miranda’s Masters project to understand the role of the nucleus reuniens of the thalamus… Read More
UWM senior honored for undergraduate research
Lisa Taxier has been awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA, F31) from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the role of hippocampal astrocytes in memory and estrogenic regulation of memory. This prestigious award will support Lisa’s studies for… Read More