Grants & Awards
Joy Post Doctorate Call for Research Proposals
Joy aims to support and promote the emerging field of neuro-wellness.
We are interested in research efforts that potentially impact human performance and well-being, improve regulation of emotions in personal and social context and increase mental and physical resilience under challenge – which are all different aspects of neuro-wellness.
Neuro-wellness focuses on the research of improving or enhancing the resilience of the healthy brain towards stress, emotional imbalance and instability, and understanding their underlying mechanisms. Joy’s ultimate goal is to cultivate the advancements in neuroscience, related fields and technology for improving the everyday human experience and well-being by enhancing mental resilience and reducing mental vulnerability and allowing people to cope beneficially with difficulties and challenges of daily life.
Joy’s long-term goal is to create solutions catering individuals directly, with no need for FDA clearance or medical guidance/supervision
We are interested in research projects that will study different ways to effectively and safely stimulate the nervous system in non-invasive ways.
The ultimate applicative target of the stimulation would be a non-clinical, generally healthy, human population, with the aim of claiming/proving mood enhancement or regulation.
The successful candidate will be provided with fellowship funding as well as academic hosting and industry-oriented mentorship.
Joy Post Doctorate Call for Research Proposals We are looking for outstanding research proposals concerning methodological, in-depth study of one of the sensory-based or other neuromodulation techniques.
The 2017 winners of the Sieratzki UK-Israel Prize for Advances in Neuroscience
UK Young Researcher’s Prize
Dr. Linda Katona
Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford
Subcortically co-ordinated temporal redistribution of inhibition in the hippocampus
Israeli Young Researcher’s Prize
Dr. Ella Striem-Amit
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Look, no hands! What can we learn from the brains of people born without hands?
UK Early Career Researcher’s Prize
Dr. Charlotte Stagg
Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging (WIN), University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital
The neurochemistry of learning, and relearning, human motor skills
Israeli Early Career Researcher’s Prize
Dr. Nitzan Censor
School of Psychological Sciences and Sagol School of Neuroscience, TAU
Reactivation-induced perceptual and motor learning
Winners of the Swift Poster Sessions 2017
Parasitoid wasp manipulates nocifensive behavior of cockroach host
Emanuel S. , Libersat F. *
Dept. of Life Sciences and Zlotowski center for neuroscience, BGU
A new spice to the inflammatory soup: Platelet-Derived Growth Factor activates peripheral pain-related neurons by inhibiting Kv7 potassium channels
Barkai O. 1 2, Goldstein RH. 1 2, Lev S. 1 2, Binshtok A. 1 2*
1 The Faculty of Medicine, HUJI, 2 ELSC,HUJI
Perceptual cues in the interaction between the Vestibulo Ocular Reflex and the OptokineticNystagmus in virtual reality environments
Geisinger D 1 2*, Hayun K 3, Zivotofsky AZ 3, Suarez H 4, Gordon CR 1 2
1 Department of Neurology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, 2 Faculty of Medicine, TAU 3 The Leslie and Susan Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, BIU 4 Laboratorio de Otoneurologia, Montevideo, Uruguay
Mechanisms underlying sensory disconnection during sleep: a role for the locus coeruleus-noradrenaline system
Hayat H. 1*, Regev N. 1, Krom AJ. 1 2, Bergman L. 1, Yizhar O. 3, Pickering AE. 4 5, Nir Y. 1 6
1 Department Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, TAU2Department of Anesthesiology, Hadassah University Hospital, 3 Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute 4 School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Bristol, Bristol, , UK 5 Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospitals Bristol, Bristol, UK 6 Sagol School of Neuroscience, TAU
Representation of large-scale spaces in the hippocampus of flying bats
Eliav T. , Las L. , Ulanovsky N. *
Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science
Differential roles of basolateral amygdala dynamics in taste perception and learning
Arieli E. 1, Gerbi R. 1, Harpaz I. 1, Udi D. 1, Zeidan R. 1, Moran A. 1 2*
1 Department of Neurobiology, TAU 2 Sagol school of Neuroscience
Extremes on the weight spectrum - searching for epigenetic mechanisms/markers
Cohen Or M. 1*, Gerberg Y., Kisliouk T. 2, Meiri N. 2, Weller A. 3
1 Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University 2 The Volcani Center, Institute of animal science 3 BIU, Department of Psychology
Non-invasive brain stimulation synchronized with visual memory reactivation modulates human perceptual learning
Shmuel D. 1, Sharon H. 2 3, Censor N. 1 4*
1 School of Psychological Sciences, TAU 2 Center for Brain Functions and Institute of Pain Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center3 Faculty of Medicine, TAU 4 Sagol School of Neuroscience, TAU
Fecal transplantation modulate depressive-like behavior in WT sabra mice
Agranyoni O. 1, Koren O 2, Salmon-Divon M 3, Navon-Venezia S 3, Pinhasov A 3*
1 1Dept. of Molecular Biology, Ariel University 2 Faculty of Medicine BIU, Zefat, 3 Dept. of Molecular Biology, Ariel University
Characterization and manipulation of GABAergic inputs to the VTA to prevent cocaine-conditioned reward
Khayat A. , Weitz M. , Yaka R.*
School of Pharmacy, HUJI