2020
Associate Director: 
President: 
Catherine E. Carr
Forbes Lecturer: 

The 2020 Grass fellowship has been cancelled, with fellows having the option to return in person to the Grass lab in 2021 or 2022, if they are able. For 2020, we have a collegial online community, and a virtual Forbes Lecture given by Jared Diamond.

Fellows

Name Project Title Institution City
Oscar Arenas Sabogal

Molecular basis for mechanotransduction in ctenophore balancer cells

University of California - Berkeley Berkeley
Luis Alberto Bezares-Calderón

Mechanosensory systems and circuits in the chordate Ciona

University of Exeter Exeter, United Kingdom
Ann Clemens

Neural Mechanisms of Kinship Behavior in the Rat

Humboldt University of Berlin Edinburgh
Madison Gray

The turtle as a model for the evolution of subcellular synaptic targeting

Hospital for Sick Children Toronto
Duncan Leitch

Physiological examinations of crocodilian mechanosensory organs in response to natural stimuli

University of California - San Francisco San Francisco
Bernardo Pinto

Exploring local translation regulation in the squid giant axon

The University of Chicago Chicago
Rosalyn Putland

Hearing in the bobtail squid (Eurprymna scolopes): Ontogeny and effect of anthropogenic sound

University of Minnesota - Duluth Duluth
Venkatakrishnan Ramaswamy

Unreliable synaptic transmission as a possible enhancer of
learning performance in neural circuits

Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani Hyderabad, India
Juliana Rhee

Transfer learning in octopus arms

Harvard University Cambridge
Carola Städele

The role of multisensory integration in tick host-seeking behavior

University of California Los Angeles Los Angeles
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