Huge Contratulations to Siqi for receiving the James B. Grossman Dissertation Prize (Convocation prize) for an outstanding dissertation (pictured at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences Convocation Ceremony) (May 22nd, 2033)!
Contratulations to Sylvia for being selected to attend the Brains, Minds, and Machines summer program at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in August! (May 17th, 2023)!
Huge congratulations to Siqi for receiving the travel award to attend and give a talk at the 2023 Japanese Society for Neuroscience Meeting in August of 2023 (May 16, 2023)!
Huge congratulations to Siqi for her successful dissertation defense! Congrats Dr. Fan (May 4, 2023)!
Congratulations to Olivia whose essay (writing about biological and psychological implications of social disconnectedness) has been selected to be “Top 100 Essays” for the St. Gallen Symposium Leaders of Tomorrow essay contest (March 17, 2023)!
Congratulations to Olivia for receiving 2022 Best Poster Award from the Society for Social Neuroscience (S4SN) (Dec 1, 2022)!
Congratulations to Dr. Weikang Shi for receiving the Best Dissertation Award from the Society for Neuroeconomics (SNE) from the work he has done prior to joinng the lab (thesis: Causal function and bias correlation of the orbitofrontal cortex in economics choices from the lab of Camillo Padoa-Schioppa)(Oct 4, 2022)!
Congratulations to Olivia for receiving 2022 Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) (Sep 9, 2022)!
Congratulations to Olivia for receiving a Keystone Symposia Scholarship to attend and present her research at the Keystone Symposia on Neurocircuitry of Social Behavior this summer (July 5, 2022)!
A theme issue in Philisophical Transactions Royal Society London B edited by the lab (Putnam and Chang [Eds] Interplays between oxytocin and other neuromodulators in shaping complex social behaviours) will come out in July of 2022!
Yale News (May 10, 2022)
“When eyes meet, neurons start to fire”
Dr. Weikang Shi will be joining the lab as a Wu Tsai Institute Postdoctoral Associate in June of 2022! [Yale News]
Congrats to Siqi Fan for receiving the Best Poster Award from the Society for Social Neuroscience (S4SN, 2021)
Congrats to Siqi Fan and Michael Zhou for receiving 2021 Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA) from the Society for Neuroscience (Oct 14, 2021)
Our lab, together with the Nandy lab and Jadi lab, has successfully obtained a 3-yr Wu Tsai Postdoctoral Fellow slot to work on a collaborative and integrative social neuroscience project (June 4, 2021)
Our former postdoc, Dr. Olga Dal Monte, receives the 2020 SANS Innovation Award from her 2020 research paper from the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society (May 3, 2021) [news link]
Yale News (Mar 29, 2021)
“Monkeys experience the visual world the same way people do”
Yale Daily News (April 12, 2021)
“Yale study explores visual consciousness in rhesus monkeys”
Huge congratulations to Olivia Meisner for receiving the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (March, 23, 2021)!
Huge congratulations to (now) Dr. Hannah Weinberg-Wolf!! (Feb, 4, 2021)
Our former postdoc, Dr. Olga Dal Monte, receives the 2020 Early Career Award from the Society for Social Neuroscience (S4SN) (Jan 14, 2021)
Our former postdoc, Dr. Olga Dal Monte, receives the 2021 Cortex Prize from the Federation of the European Societies of Neuropsychology (Nov 20, 2020)
BrainPost (Mar 3, 2020)
“Distinct patterns of cortico-limbic connectivity underlie social concern for others”
Psychology Today (Feb 24, 2020)
Yale News (Feb 24, 2020)
“Yale Study: why monkys choose to drink alone”
Yale News (Feb 24, 2020)
“Why monkeys choose to drink alone”
Congratulations to Siqi Fan for receiving the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship to attend and present her work at the Keystone Symposium on Neurocircuitry of Social Behavior this summer.
Congratulations to Megha Chawla for receiving a fellowship to attend and participate in the 2020 Summer Seminar in Neuroscience & Philosophy at Duke University.
Lab dinner in December (2019)
Another fun ‘Carvin’ at the Punkin Patch’ event for this Halloween! About 40 adults and kids displayed their Halloween spirit! (2019)
Congrats to Hannah Weinberg-Wolf for receiving 2019 Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA) from the Society for Neuroscience (Aug 30, 2019)
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Joiner for her successful PhD defense! (July 8, 2019)
Jessica during her introduction to her pubic defense, and Daeyeol’s illustration of a perfect technique for opening a bottle of champagne during the post-defense party.
Yale News (June 14, 2019)
“Same brain region weighs decisions made for others as well as for self”
Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Piva! (May 20, 2019)
Matt and I at the graduate school reception after his diploma ceremony. The picture on the right also shows Dr. Stephanie Noble, a long-time friend of the lab.