In an experiment that involved 2 male animals involved in social conflict resulting in a winner and loser,the authors found that gut bacteria changes in response to social stress. Interestingly, gut microbiota changes were… more »
Brains & Behavior recently hosted a well-attended funding workshop for graduate students attempting to apply for monies for their graduate career.
Katrina Helz, University Fellowship Advisor, led the discussion. Her presentation was followed by an outstanding panel of students who have been awarded previous scholarship and fellowships. Students discussed how and where to apply, successes,… more »
Graduate student Christopher Fields’ latest research paper was featured by BMC journal, Biology of Sex Differences. Christopher demonstrated that an increase in endotoxin in the gut increases behaviors linked with anxiety.
B&B would like to congratulate Fellow Johnathan Borland, who was just informed that his application for an NIH pre-doctoral fellowship has been awarded! Johnathan is a PhD student in Elliott Albers lab and a B&B Fellow since 2015. The title of his grant is: Sex differences in oxytocin modulation of social reward in the… more »
Congratulations to Benoit Chassaing, Ph.D., a new Assistant Professor in the Neuroscience Institute, who has been named a 2017 recipient of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Award. Chassaing will receive a $100,000 grant to support his 1-year project. The Innovator Awards are designed to “challenge investigators to push boundaries to advance (the) goal of… more »
The Fall at Georgia State University brings so many awesome opportunities to get involved in everything BRAIN, including the upcoming Neurophilosophy Forum here at GSU.
This forum is a perfect example of a successful transdisciplinary effort of faculty and students who meet for discussion and debate on issues at the intersection of philosophy, neuroscience, and… more »
Brains & Behavior and the Office of Graduate Services is excited to announce our Fall 2017 Lunch & Learn Series for graduate students. Upcoming events include: • September 7th: Imposter Syndrome • September 21st: Stress Management & Beating Burnout • First Week of October (date TBD): FERPA & Title IX for New Teaching Assistants RSVP Now