Fractal Imprints

On January 23rd the Society for Neuroscience, Ottawa Chapter released a new website called Fractal Imprints. Fractal Imprints is a collaboration between SfN Ottawa and Cryofrog Scientific aimed at bringing together the scientific and mental health communities,...

Central Ghrelin Signaling Mediates the Metabolic Response of C57BL/6 Male Mice to Chronic Socia...

Patterson ZR, Khazall R, Mackay H, Anisman H, Abizaid A Read the publication… Chronic stressors promote metabolic disturbances, including obesity and metabolic syndrome. Ghrelin, a peptide that promotes appetite and the accumulation of adipose tissue, is...

Another New Cryofrog Site

Almost a year ago lab member Martin Wellman launched a new website for his company Cryofrog Scientific. This year the website was completely redesigned and made live on December 12th. The goals were to make the website more colorful, dynamic, and modern. Check...

Lab Website Moved to the Cloud

The Cloud is all the buzz these days, and the Abizaid lab is going high-tech. On July 12th 2012 the lab website was moved to its own address at Carleton pointing to lab member Martin Wellman‘s Cryofrog Cloud server (affectionately called Matilda) hosted...

Research Covered in Huffington Post and Science Daily

Research of lab member Veronique St.-Onge was recently covered in both the Huffington Post and Science Daily. Veronique examined the role of the ghrelin receptor, using GHSR knock-out rats, in post-meal feeding of reward-driven...

Neuroscience FC Wins Championships

Neuroscience FC, Carleton’s intramural neuroscience soccer team, has won the 2012 championships! This team, led by Alfonso Abizaid, features many Abizaid lab members: Val Charbonneau, Zack Patterson, Trevor Rodrigues, Vero St.-Onge, and Martin Wellman....

IMHR Young Researchers’ Conference First Place Prize

Congratulations to Harry MacKay who was selected to present at the 2012 IMHR Young Researchers’ Conference. Harry presented “Perinatal Exposure to the Endocrine Disruptor Bisphenol A (BPA) Predisposes Offspring to Diet-Induced Obesity and Metabolic...

Brain Awareness Week Art Competition

Every year, a special event is held to celebrate Brain Awareness Week, a week where students and professors travel the Ottawa area to give neuroscience presentations to highschool and elementary school students. This year the hard-working members of the Society...

Ottawa Fashion Week 2012

Ottawa Fashion Week 2012 is running from February 17th to the 19th at Ottawa’s Westin Hotel. Rim Khazall will be there, as usual, working behind the scenes, as she fits her role to “trouble shoot, hustle, comfort, organize, bully and cajole people...

Launching of New Cryofrog Website

Cryofrog Scientific, company of lab member Martin Wellman, celebrated the new year by launching its revamped website, featuring a more slick and modern layout. The server for the site has also been moved to the cloud, speeding up the site considerably and...