*** Michael Goard and I are excited to announce that we’re joining the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara! We’re starting our labs in 2016 ***

Please see the new lab site here: https://labs.psych.ucsb.edu/jacobs/emily

Learn more about UCSB’s Neuroscience Initiative here: http://brainucsb.herokuapp.com

Upcoming Talks & Symposia 

November 19, 2015: Talk, Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholars Seminar Series, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

May 9, 2016: Talk, Southern California Learning and Memory Symposium, University of California, Los Angeles

May 26, 2016: Symposium, “Early cellular, synaptic, and circuit-level biomarkers of sex differences in memory decline”, Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (Society for Women’s Health Research), with John Morrison, Ph.D., Karyn Frick, Ph.D., Jill Goldstein, Ph.D., Philadelphia, PA.

June, 2016: Talk, Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, “The Stressed Brain” University of California, Santa Barbara Apply to be a Fellow now! See http://sicn.cmb.ucdavis.edu

Recent Papers

Jacobs E.G. et al. (2016) Reorganization of functional networks in verbal working memory circuitry in early midlife: The impact of sex and menopausal status. Cerebral Cortex (in press)

Jacobs E.G. et al. (2015) 17b-Estradiol differentially regulates stress circuitry activity in healthy and depressed women. Neuropsychopharmacology. 40, 566-576. PMID: 25113601 [Advanced Online Preview]

Cohen J. et al. (2014) Quantifying the reconfiguration of intrinsic networks during working memory. PLoS ONE. 9(9):e106636.

Jacobs E.G. et al. (2014) Relationship between leukocyte telomere length, telomerase activity and hippocampal volume in early aging. JAMA Neurology. 71(7):921-923. PMID: 25023551

 Media Coverage

Tune in here for an interview with John Hockenberry on NPR’s program The Takeaway.

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