2016 FUN Travel award winners!

FUN is pleased to announce that the following proposals were funded with the generous support of our corporate donors for the 2016 FUN Equipment Loan Program:

Elizabeth Krusemark, Millsaps College "Examining Cognitive and Affective Mechanisms of Information Processing in Psychopathology: A Proposal for Educational and Basic Research Growth at Millsaps College" Award: ADI ML856 PowerLab 26T system for research-quality data collection and educational demonstration from ADInstruments

Deanne Buffalari, Westminster College "Reinforcement enhancement properties of nicotine during reinstatement of cocaine conditioned place preference driven by stressful and cocaine-paired stimuli" Award: Conditioned Place Preference Equipment from San Diego Instruments

Greg Butcher, Thiel College "The Cognitive, Behavioral, and Neural Consequences of Adolescent Nicotine Exposure in Adult Long-Evans Rats" Award: An elevated plus maze from San Diego Instruments

Joshua Cordeira, Western Connecticut State University "Investigating Basal Forebrain Control of Prepulse Inhibition" Award: SR-Lab Startle Response System from San Diego Instruments

Jennifer Tudor, Saint Joseph’s University " Impact of sleep deprivation on mechanisms of translation regulation" Award: Any-maze Video Tracking System, zero maze, multi-unit open field maze from San Diego Instruments

Maureen Rutherford, Indiana University Northwest "Long-term neuroendocrine and behavioral effects of prepubertal Prozac® (fluoxetine) exposure in Zebrafish (Danio rerio)" Award: EthoVision XT software from Noldus Information Technology

Lorenz Neuwirth, SUNY Old Westbury "The effects of developmental Pb neurotoxicity on brain excitability" Award: Implantable telemetry system for data acquisition and analysis from Data Sciences International