November 12, 2022
We are heading to San Diego for the Society for Neuroscience Conference. We will be sharing updates from some of our ongoing projects. Check out our posters!
Gill, D., Roenningen, A., Kent, B. (2022) Sleep, mood, and performance on the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) in healthy in young adults. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.
#481.03, 11/15/22, 8:00 - 12:00 PM
Saw, S., Yildirim, T., Lefer, L., Arai, M., Gibson, R., Yue, J., Ayres, A., Michalik, M., Mistlberger, R., Kent, B. (2022). The effects of sleep fragmentation on Trial-Unique Non-matching to Location (TUNL) performance in mice. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.
#554.13, 11/15/22, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Yue, J., Kelly, M. L., Yildirim, T., Saw, S., Cheng, W. H., Fan, J., Kaur, J., Ng. B. K., Vocadlo, D. J., Wellington, C. L., Kent, B. A. (2022). Investigating sleep disturbance induced by repetitive concussion using a closed-head TBI method in APP knock-in mouse models. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.
#701.23, 11/16/22, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
Gill, D., Roenningen, A., Mugliston, J.,Wang, J., Lang-Hodge, A., Cooke, D. F., McIntosh, A. R., Marigold, D. S., Kent, B. A. (2022) The effects of sleep deprivation on motor learning in young adults. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, USA.
#640.14, 11/16/22, 8:00 - 12:00 PM
Cooke, D., U, S., Virk, A., Hafezi, M., McIntosh, A. R., Marigold, D., Kent, B. (2022). The effects of sleep deprivation on motor learning in mice.
#718.06, 11/16/22, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
September 6, 2022
We welcome Dr. Sean Tok and Victoria Carriquiriborde to the lab! Dr. Tok will be using his postdoctoral fellowship to study sleep in mouse models of Alzhiemer's disease and Victoria will be studying the effects of traumatic brain injury and seizures in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease.
September 5, 2022
New paper published by Dr. Kent and her colleagues at Harvard Medical School, showing the effects of dynamic lighting on circadian phase and self-reported sleep during a 45-day space analog mission http://doi.org/10.1111/jpi.12826
August 16, 2022
New paper published by Dr. Kent and her colleagues at the University of British Columbia, Clinic for Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders showing reduced slow wave sleep in patients with mild to moderate Alzhiemer's disease http://doi.org/10.1002/trc2.12347
July 7, 2022
New paper published by Dr. Kent and her international colleagues, providing a consensus view in PLoS Biology with recommendations for how early career researchers can improve research culture and practice https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3001680
July 6, 2022
Congratulations to Devan Gill on winning the Canadian Psychology Association Certificate of Academic Excellence for her outstanding honours thesis https://twitter.com/SFUPsychology/status/1544749773386702848?s=20&t=YwNiyS4JmMBVCpYiwHeCZg
June 10, 2022
We welcome Nora Buckland from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden who will be working in the lab this summer
May 3, 2022
Summer semester begins and we welcome Lea Lefer from ESPCI Paris who will be working with USRA winner Samantha Saw.
April 26, 2022
Congratulations to Devan Gill on successfully defending her honours thesis!
February 3, 2022
New paper published by Dr. Kent and her colleagues at Harvard Medical School, showing the first phase response curves for peripheral circadian rhythms in humans. Check out the paper in Nature Communications https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-28308-6.pdf
January 18, 2022
January 15, 2022
'Creating an Open Conversation about Mental Health to Reduce Stigma in the Community' by Samantha Saw and Taha Yildirim published on Project Wellness Magazine. Article can be read here.
January 12, 2022
Dr. Kent's Canada Research Chair and funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation is announced by FASS. Read more here.
January 4, 2022
The Translational Neuroscience Lab welcomes new trainees: Japneet Kaur, Kashish Mehta, Mannat Kang, and Arman Virk.
October 18, 2021
Data collection has officially started in the TNL! An exciting milestone for our new lab.
October 5, 2021
The TNL now has a logo. Thank you to Taha Yildirim and Celal Ahmet Ozsahin (who is a very talented high school student in Turkey) for the surprise.
October 3, 2021
Thank you to the International ITU Molecular Biology and Genetics Student Congress for inviting Dr. Kent to speak about sleep and Alzheimer's disease. It was an impressive student-run virtual event!
September 21, 2021
After 8 months of virtual meetings, today we had our first in-person lab meeting!
September 9, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Kent on being awarded the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research Scholar Award! The Department of Psychology's annoucement can be found here.
September 7, 2021
We welcome two new graduate students to the lab as we return to campus. Alice Ayres joins us from the UK and Aina Roenningen joins us from Norway. We also welcome a new postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Michael Kelly who has joined us from Australia. Welcome to Canada and the Translational Neuroscience Lab!
July 12, 2021
We are excited to welcome Michelle and Rania to the lab this summer as part of the ATHENA by WiSTEM program. ATHENA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making STEM more accessible to female and non-binary high school students from low-income and under-resourced backgrounds.
July 7, 2021
Funding for the new Behavioural Neuroscience Laboratory has been awarded so we are one step closer to constructing the brand new wetlab space!
June 30, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Kent who has officially been appointed as Tier II Canada Research Chair in Translational Neuroscience and Dementia.
May 17, 2021
The Translational Neuroscience Lab welcomes Devan Gill as a Directed Study student
April 14, 2021
We are excited and grateful to be awarded an NSERC Discovery Grant and ECR supplement. We will use this funding to support our fundamental research of how sleep and circadian rhythms regulate cognition in mice.
March 18, 2021
Congratulations to Stephanie U for being awarded an Undergraduate Student Research Award! We look forward to having you join the Translational Neuroscience Lab in September.
February 12, 2021
We are seeking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to start September 2021. The Postdoctoral Research Fellow will be expected to lead a project studying sleep and EEG in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, as part of a larger collaborative study with researchers at the University of British Columbia. The position has funding for up to 3 years.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
- Completion of a PhD in neuroscience or a related field
- Experience and training related to EEG and sleep analyses in mouse models
- Possess a strong research background as demonstrated by past publications, accomplishments, and references
Interested applicants should send a CV and cover letter to Dr. Brianne Kent (firstname.lastname@example.org)
February 8, 2021
The Translational Neuroscience Lab welcomes Samantha Saw and Taha Yildirim as Research Assistants
January 1, 2021
Here we go! The Translational Neuroscience Lab is launched.