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2021 Marlene Reimer Brain Star of the year winner: Dr. Archana Gengatharan

Congratulations to Archana Gengatharan of Armen Saghatelyan’s lab for winning the Marlene Reimer award, which is the first place in the Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) – Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction (CIHR-INMHA) Brain Star Award competition for the following article:

Archana Gengatharan , Sarah Malvaut , Alina Marymonchyk , Majid Ghareghani , Marina Snapyan , Judith Fischer-Sternjak , Jovica Ninkovic , Magdalena Götz , Armen Saghatelyan. Adult neural stem cell activation in mice is regulated by the day/night cycle and intracellular calcium dynamics. Cell. Volume 184, issue 3. P709-722.E13


Read a summary of the discovery on the CAN website:

Stem cells activation in the brain is regulated by day and night