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  • MSU Motivated Behaviors Symposium

    The Johnson Lab attended the MSU Neuroscience Program’s Motivated Behaviors Symposium, several members presenting posters alongside many other MSU students. In addition to excellent catering by Swagath Indian Cuisine, the event featured speeches by Yeka Aponte, Zachary Knight, Mitsuko Watabe-Uchida and UofM’s Terry Robinson.

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  • Michigan SfN Annual Meeting

    Hosted by Western Michigan University, the Michigan Society for Neuroscience’s annual chapter meeting celebrated its 50th anniversary! Much of the Johnson lab attended, and many members presented posters, bringing our research to the attention of Michigan’s broader Neuroscience community. Besides poster presentations, a Data Blitz and several engaging speakers throughout the day, MI SfN provided […]

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  • UURAF 2019

    Our lab attended MSU’s University Undergraduate Research and Arts forum, where several undergraduate members constructed posters summarizing research they’d been involved in. UURAF not only benefits the broader academic community through communicating ongoing developments in many fields; the event often provides undergrads their first experience speaking publicly about their research, nurturing their experience in communicating […]

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  • The antagonism of ghrelin alters the appetitive response to learned cues associated with food.

    In: Behavioural Brain Research PMID: 26802728 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbr.2016.01.040 Abstract: The rapid increase in obesity may be partly mediated by an increase in the exposure to cues for food. Food-paired cues play a role in food procurement and intake under conditions of satiety. The mechanism by which this occurs requires characterization, but may involve ghrelin. This […]

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