RISE Award

April 18, 2018

The award initiates an exciting new joint investigation of synaptic release with Clarissa Waites' lab in Neuroscience.

The O’Shaughnessy and Waites groups are awarded seed funds through Columbia’s Research Initiatives in Science and Engineering (RISE). The collaboration with the lab of Clarissa Waites (Depts Pathology and Cell Biology & Neuroscience) seeks to unravel the mechanisms of neurotransmitter release at synapses.