Congratulations to Antoinette Charles who has been awarded a Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Research Grant for $1,000 to support her attendance to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, CA. Antoinette will be presenting a poster on her research from Dr. Angela Mabb’s lab related to a rare disorder called… more »
Congratulations to Vidya Chenji, MS and Lauren Hanus, MS who received their Master of Science degrees in Neuroscience on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2018.
Congratulations to Shea Sparks, a major in the Neuroscience program, for winning the 2nd place poster award in the Natural Sciences in this year’s Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC). After blazing through her early BS studies, Shea started working as undergraduate research assistant with Manfred Schmidt and Charles Derby in the spring of 2017.… more »
Brains & Behavior and IMSD join forces again this year for undergraduate professional development, with a twist!
Summer 2018 professional development will take the form of a summer long book club. Students will read excerpts from assigned best sellers and incorporate concepts and ideas from the books into the interactive weekly workshops.
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The line-up for the Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Brains & Behavior Distinguished Lecture Series has been set. We are excited to have stellar group of scientists joining us for the coming academic year.
Each visit entails a two or three day itinerary that includes meeting with faculty, sitting down with post-docs, working over lunch… more »
B&B Fellows and Faculty came together with other collaborators and published a paper on how social stress changes your gut bacteria.
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.
We are happy to announce that the new 2018 Seed Grant Application is now available.
The deadline this year is earlier than in year’s past: February 28th, 2018.
Brains & Behavior Seed Grants aim to promote research in neuroscience and behavior at Georgia State University. Projects can focus primarily on neuroscience or primarily on behavior or… more »
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 »