29 August 2022
Welcome to Winnie Chang, new Project Coordinator for our "Brain Development Following Preterm Birth" study! We are thrilled to have you join our team!
MADISON MONROE-MOHAJERIN AWARDED MINERVA AWARD!
3 June 2022
Undergraduate research assistant Madison Monroe-Mohajerin has been awarded a summer Minerva Award from the UVA College Council. Congratulations, Madison!
CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2022 GRADUATES!
25 May 2022
Congratulations to our 2022 undergraduate research assistant graduates: Avery Dahl (Cognitive Science) and Annie Son (Biology). Thank you for all of your hard work this year, and we cannot wait to see all the wonderful things you will accomplish at Deloitte and NIH!
SKYLAR GOODOVE AWARDED RAVEN FELLOWSHIP!
14 April 2022
Undergraduate research assistant Skylar Goodove has been awarded a prestigious 2022 Raven Fellowship, which supports innovative research projects that cross disciplines in novel ways. Congratulations, Skylar!
NEUROSCIENCE MAJOR ACCEPTANCES!
6 April 2022
We are so excited to report that 100% of the lab's applicants were accepted into the highly competitive neuroscience undergraduate major! Many congratulations to Madeleine Ames, Soni Bae, Olivia Bullock, Avery Dougald, Skylar Goodove, Alyssa Smith, and Qais Youssef!
NEW PUBLICATION FROM GRAD STUDENT CAT THRASHER!
13 December 2021
Check out the latest publication from Cat Thrasher, Mother's engagement with infant linked to infant's responding to threat.
FUNDING RECEIVED FROM UVA BRAIN INSITUTE!
1 December 2021
Together with a team of interdisciplinary collaborators from across grounds, grad student Cat Thrasher and Dr. Puglia have received a Transformative Neurodevelopment Pilot Grant from the UVA Baby Brain Initiative (BaBI) and Brain Institute. This grant will provide funding to support a project aimed at understanding neural mechanisms of caregiver touch during infancy.
DR. PUGLIA AWARDED GRANT FROM NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH!
10 September 2021
Dr. Puglia has been awarded a career development award from the National Institute of Mental Health. This grant will support a series of projects aimed at identifying neural and epigenetic biomarkers of social processing disorders.
NEW PREPRINT AVAILABLE!
13 July 2021
FUNDING RECEIVED FROM UVA BRAIN INSTITUTE AND SCHOOL OF DATA SCIENCE!
1 July 2021
Dr. Puglia and collaborator Dr. Adema Ribic have received funding from the UVA Brain Institute and School of Data Science to examine the effects of preterm birth on adult learning outcomes in humans and mice.
WELCOME, ALLISON AND JACKIE!
21 June 2021
Welcome to our new Lab Coordinator, Allison Belkowitz and our new Project Coordinator, Jacqueline Slobin! We are thrilled to have you aboard!
22 May 2021
Congratulations to our 2021 graduating undergraduate research assistants, Aaria Malhotra (Neuroscience), Hannah Sharpe (Biology), and Jacqeline Slobin (Global Public Health)! We wish you all the best and cannot wait to follow your many future successes!
MALHOTRA TAKES PRIZE AT FOZDAR SYMPOSIUM!
12 May 2021
Undergraduate Research Assistant Aaria Malhotra (Neuroscience 2021) wins 3rd place at the University of Virginia Fozdar Symposium for her research titled, "Can social development start at delivery? A look at infant social function at 4 months of age." Congratulations, Aaria!
WE ARE HIRING!
10 May 2021
OUR WEBSITE IS UP AND RUNNING!
8 April 2021