Galit Pelled, a professor of biomedical engineering, radiology, and neuroscience, is a leader in neuro-engineering and a champion in promoting diversity and inclusion.

During her short time at MSU, she has made significant contributions to promoting an environment of excellence and inclusion and dedicating herself to building inclusive communities.

She is the leader and principal investigator of the MSU Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant Award, designed to build comprehensive and synergistic leadership programs in the college for women. She also works with the Academic Advancement Network to lead women’s leadership opportunities for faculty. She directs a diverse lab with 12 students, representing underrepresented and disabled groups.

Withrow Exceptional Service Award
This award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional institutional, public, and community service. Nominations are submitted by department chairpersons to the dean and associate deans for final selection.

https://www.egr.msu.edu/news/2020/04/27/2020-withrow-awards

The award is to fund the Pelled Labs study of circuit dynamics of sensorimotor integration and decision making in octopus

Congratulations for Ryan Hunt for receiving the Physiology Senior Research Award from the MSU Physiology Department.

Pelled Lab featured in MSU Today for their research on octopuses. Read the article here: https://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2020/no-bones-about-it-octopus-may-be-the-key-to-smart-prosthetics/

Congratulation to Vijai for acceptance of his paper “High-resolution MEMRI characterizes laminar specific ascending and descending spinal cord pathways in rats” to Journal of Neuroscience Methods!

PerkinElmer (PE)-IQ Postdoctoral Fellowships ($90,000) – Awarded based on scientific excellence, impact, academic strengths of the applicant and potential for future contributions to scientific discovery.

Check out our July 2018 publication (Shin et al) where we combined transcranial magnetic stimulation with exposure to enriched environments after traumatic brain injury.

Our lab recently published a paper describing a novel methodology for non-invasive neurostimulation.

Check out our latest publication for a link to the paper!

Ryan, our new undergraduate, has been selected to receive a Larry D. Fowler Endowment Undergraduate Research Stipend for summer 2018!

Congratulations, Ryan!

Carolina received the AAGA academic achievement graduate assistantship!
Congratulations, Carolina!