While developing innovative neural repair strategies and advancing the field of neuroscience are the main goals in the Carmichael Lab, we also recognize that personal health and wellbeing is a key ingredient to academic success. For this reason, we have developed a series of physical challenges throughout the laboratory to improve personal fitness while still […]
Ashwini is not the only who sees celebrities in this town. I, too, have a nose for star power, though with a much less serendipitous twist than Ashwini. You see, I have recently begun attending the Creative Screenwriting Magazine’s free movie screening events, which are immediately followed by an interview with screenwriters, directors, producers, and […]
I received a very disturbing email from Dave L. last week and could barely muster enough strength to speak about the injustice he described. Apparently, some random website called “Tastes Like Chicken” (http://www.tlchicken.com/%29 has begun advertising themselves as “The Best Damn Website in the Universe”, a clear infringement of JohnOhab.com’s status as The Greatest and […]
Dave L. has made a habit of keeping us entertained and enlightened–first inadvertently through his strange behavior during our more formative years, then through his UofA comic panel, B-Fish, and subsequently, his personal website. Now, in an obvious tribute to me, Dave has taken the next step and created his very own Live Journal. Following […]
John: What happened last night?Brian/Josh: That is an excellent question that, unfortunately, I cannot answer. “I want to play a game.” Marty: I was rated last night for the Chandler Tennis League.John: What was your rating?Marty: 4.0John: Is that like an A?Marty: No, I think its a B+.John: …Marty: Hey, I talked to Carl last night–that […]
Just a quick glance at Joe Johnson’s statistics through nine games with the Atlanta Hawks: 18.7 PPG, 4 RPG, 4.6 APG, .439 FG%, 39.8 minutes, 62-20 team record And, now, a quick glance back at last year’s statistics with the Phoenix Suns: 17.1 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 3.5 APG, .461 FG%, 39.5 minutes, 0-9 team record […]
Despite the Cardinals 3-7 record, the embarrassing play of their quarterbacks, and their shaming of the entire state of Arizona, Kurt Warner confirms during competition what Pejman and I have been saying for 17 years: The Cardinals are the #1 team in the National Football League. You might remember Alex Stepanovich from his previous appearance […]
Because, really, there is nothing quite like watching Gary Busy play a practical joker who dies and goes to heaven only to return to earth as a fluffy white Pomeranian named “Quigley.” For those of you who might be confused with the one-sheet below, you are not imagining things: the Pomeranian is making perfect use […]
For those of you with a pair of binoculars and an insatiable hunger for general scientific knowledge, here is a scaled-down but still magnificently flourescent image-laden version of the poster I will be presenting at the Society for Neuroscience Conference next Wedensday in Washington DC.
* Bun of the Day: Courtesy of this pack of delicious frozen treats from Costco. Also making a guest appearance in the freezer glass: my LG VX6000 digital camera/cell phone wonder device!