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Holiday Wine: Walking in a Vintner's Wonderland

When it comes to choosing the right wine for the holidays, Kevin Simon, professor and director of the Fred Parks Wine Cellar at the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, knows his grapes. Search for UH faculty experts.

Press Room Photo: Gregg Roman Studies Memory Formation with Zebrafish

Photo by Thomas Shea

In a study with zebrafish (Danio rerio), Gregg W. Roman, assistant professor in the department of biology and biochemistry at UH, has found that melatonin directly inhibits memory formation at night. He describes his team’s findings in a paper titled “Melatonin Suppresses Nighttime Memory Formation in Zebrafish,” appearing in Science, the world’s leading journal of original scientific research.

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