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New Dirs for 2019

Starting in 2019, Mellisa Coleman will serve as Director of the Grass Laboratory and Christophe Dupre will serve as Associate Director. Melissa is Professor at Claremont McKenna College, was a Grass Fellow in 1996 and has served as a Trustee of the Foundation since 2016. She will follow in the footsteps of Dr. Kamran Khodakhah […]

New President

As of January 1, 2018 the Grass Foundation has a new President! Catherine Carr takes over the position from Felix Schweizer who will be helping Carr with the transition. You can read more details here: presidents-welcome

Ricardo Miledi

On December 18, 2017 we lost Ricardo Miledi, a dear friend of the Grass Foundation, an outstanding researcher and scholar , a wonderful human being, a fantastic mentor. He will be dearly missed! To cite FALAN: “… un maestro de las neurociencias, un latinoamericano que supo conquistar un lugar renombrado entre sus pares. Un maestro […]

Neuroscience Workshop

Rhonda Dzakpasu, Bruce R. Johnson, & James O. Olopade report on a workshop they conducted in Nigeria. “The University of Ibadan/Grass Foundation Workshop in Neuroscience Teaching.” The report was published in JUNE, the FUN journal. Here, you can download a PDF of the report.

Soft Launch of Website

This is a soft launch of our new website, meaning that we are trying it out for functionality. We know that many entries, especially concerning former fellows, trustees and Forbes Lecturers are still missing. At this point we are not asking for corrections, except if you should have pictures that are missing. gives you an […]