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Announcement of the Awardee of the 2019 Joseph Altman Award
in Developmental Neuroscience

We here extend our heartfelt congratulations to the following awardee of the 2019 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience.

The award ceremony and lecture will be held during NEURO2019, the joint meeting of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Japan Neuroscience Society and the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Neurochemistry, at Toki Messe in Niigata, Japan.

Anna Victoria Molofsky
University of California- San Francisco, USA


Submitted articles:
Vainchtein I.D., Chin G., Cho F.S., Kelley K.W., Miller J.G., Chien E.C., Liddelow S.A.,
Nguyen P.T., Nakao-Inoue H., Dorman L.C., Akil O., Joshita S., Barres B.A., Paz J.T.,
Molofsky A.B., Molofsky A.V. (2018). Astrocyte-derived interleukin-33 promotes
microglial synapse engulfment and neural circuit development. Science 359, 1269–1273.

Molofsky A.V., Kelley K.W., Tsai H-H., Redmond S.A., Chang S., Madireddy L., Chan
J.R., Baranzini S.E., Ullian E.M., Rowitch D.H. (2014). Astrocyte-encoded positional
cues maintain sensorimotor circuit integrity. Nature 509, 189-194.

Molofsky A.V., Slutsky S.G., Joseph N.M., He S., Pardal R., Krishnamurthy J., Sharpless
N.E., Morrison S.J. (2006). Increasing p16INK4a expression decreases forebrain
progenitors and neurogenesis during ageing. Nature. 443, 448-52.