All the Latest and Greatest


Carrie Jones, PhD

named as 2020 Chancellor Faculty Fellow

Faculty members from across the university have been selected for the 2020 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. This group is composed of highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise.



Kim Thibeault of the Calipari Lab on being awarded an NIDA F31 for 

"Defining the neural ensembles of cocaine addiction"


Congratulations Kellie Williford of the Winder Lab for being awarded an NINDS DSPAN F99/K00 for

"The BNST PKCdelta Roles in Affective Behavior"


Christopher (Kitt) Carpenter

to serve on

NIAAA's National Advisory Council

The National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism advises and makes recommendations to the Secretary, HHS; the Director, NIH; and the Director, NIAAA; on research program and policy matters in the field of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.

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Suzanne Nolan of the Siciliano and Calipari Labs on being awarded a NIDA F32 for

"Defining the role of compartment-specific

dopamine dynamics in

reinforcement learning"

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Jennifer Zachry of the Calipari Lab on being awarded a  NIDA F31 for 

"Neural control of Reinforcement Learning in SUD"

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Max Joffe, PhD of the Conn Lab on being awarded an NIAAA K99 for 

"Sex differences in fast-spiking interneurons promote AUD-related PFC dysfunction: remediation by modulating mGlu1 and mGlu5"