Brains & Behavior has been sponsoring an Alzheimer’s Memory Walk Team as its annual philanthropic event for over 8 years now. We are proud to have raised over $10,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association to date. Everyone is welcome to join this year’s team on Saturday, September 16th. We want you, your lab mates, your advisors,… more »
The workshops began on June 7th and will run all summer long, culminating in a Poster Session on August 2nd on the 8th floor of Petit Science Center.
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As we wrap up the 2017 Fiscal Year, we say goodbye to Andrea Scarantino, Ph.D. as long-standing Brains & Behavior’s Interdisciplinary Committee Chair (pictured left at the 2017 Retreat). Andrea stepped off the IDC early this summer after 9 years of faithful and productive service to the B&B community. Andrea’s hard work, enthusiasm, and leadership… more »
Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
Neurons are connected to each other to form networks that underlie behaviors. Neuroscience Institute faculty Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz study the… more »
Stephanie Hare was recently awarded GSU’s Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship to support her dissertation research during her fifth year. The fellowship is designed to provide promising PhD candidates from across the university with support to complete their final milestone and requires applicants to work with their advisors to develop monthly goals and a feasible… more »
This year’s Seed Grant competition is complete and notification letters have now gone out. We were excited by the caliber of grants submitted and happy to announce the 2017 Seed Grant Awardees below (they can also be found online here).
This is the third year the B&B Seed Grant Review Process was different than in… more »
The process of learning requires the making of new proteins, most particularly a set of proteins called immediate early genes. Immediate early genes are produced following diverse forms of learning. It is well known that immediate early genes are also broken down, however the significance of their breakdown in learning is unknown. Dr. Angela Mabb’s… more »
Brains & Behavior is excited to announce the 2017 Undergraduate Summer Scholars.
Sara Abdullah Eyal Aharoni’s Lab Neuroscience William Bell Anne Murphy’s Lab Neuroscience Brett Daniel Kyle Frantz’s Lab Neuroscience Lindsey Green Robert Latzman’s Lab Psychology Sarah Johnson Gennady Cymbalyuk’s Lab Physics Kendrick King Jessica Turner’s Lab… more »
After being awarded national 2016 Chapter of the Year, the Georgia State University Chapter of Nu Rho Psi inducted its largest class ever with 27 new members on March 24, 2017. These members are now eligible to apply for Undergraduate Research Grants for Summer 2017 and Academic Year 2017-2018 from the national organization.
Georgia… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award went to Daniel N. Cox, senior professor of neuroscience. In 2016, Dan Cox’s lab had eight Ph.D. students, and he had weekly scheduled research progress meetings with each of them. His hard work paid off in progress – his graduate students authored five publications… more »