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.
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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 »
Krishna Mehta’s research looks at the effects of dietary emulsifiers, food additives that affect the connection between the gut and brain. She plans to continue the pursuit of health science in medical school.
video credits: direction, camera and edit by Steven Thackston additional editing by Basil Iskandrian, William Davis
Laura Cortes, a first-year NI doctoral student, has been named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. This is a highly competitive, national award that supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields. Fellows receive a 3-year annual stipend of $34,000 per year, as well as a $12,000 cost of education allowance paid to their institution.… more »
Where we grow up matters. Not only where, but also when, and in what circumstances. Those influences on how we turn out are intuitively easy to imagine. Taken together, those environmental factors constitute an organism’s “niche”. The Pallas Lab, under the leadership of Dr. Sarah Pallas, is embarking on a four-year and $1M study that… more »
Jenna M. Harris (Neuroscience/Psych major) in the Cox lab, has been selected for two prestigious honors from the Genetics Society of America (GSA) for her undergraduate research on Drosophila.