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B&B Says ‘Farewell but Not Goodbye’ to IDC Chair Andrea Scarantino

Posted On June 20, 2017

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 »

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B&B Scholar Alum Jenna Harris Awarded Genetics Society of America Honors

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.

Jenna was selected for the Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Award sponsored by GSA, and is 1 of only 6 undergraduates selected for the special session “Spotlight on… more »

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B&B Psychology Faculty Sarah Brosnan Publishes Essay on Morality & Evolution

Professor Sarah Brosnan published an essay entitled “A primatological perspective on evolution and morality” on the Center for Humans and Nature website. The essay was in response to a recent question series: “What can evolution tell us about morality?”

Morality is distinctly human, but how did it arise?  In this essay, Brosnan uses a comparative approach… more »

GSU Neuroscience Publications over the summer

Posted On September 6, 2016
Categories All Posts, Research

Georgia State University Neuroscience Research continues year-round. Here are the publications that appeared on PubMed over the summer of 2016:

June:

Resendez SL, Keyes PC, Day JJ, Hambro C, Austin CJ, Maina FK, Eidson L, Porter-Stransky KA, Nevárez N, McLean JW, Kuhnmuench MA, Murphy AZ, Mathews TA, Aragona BJ. Dopamine and opioid systems interact within… more »

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NI Alumni Spotlight: Luis Martinez, PhD

Our first NI graduate alumni spotlight features Dr. Luis Martinez, a newly appointed Assistant Professor in the Neuroscience Program at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

What have you been up to since you graduated in 2013?

After I graduated from GSU in 2013, my wife and I moved to St. Paul, Minnesota and I began… more »

2016 B&B Summer Scholars Have Been Selected!

The 2016 Summer Scholars have been selected! B&B Scholars will engage in weekly professional development workshops. B&B Scholars will also present at a Poster Symposium on August 3rd, so SAVE THE DATE.

2016 SUMMER SCHOLARS

Rashid Khwaja in Gennady Cymbalyuk’s Lab  Vivian Ruth Persons in Aras Petrulis’ Lab  Amber Fouts in Eyal Aharoni’s Lab… more »

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Neuroscience Institute and Center for Behavioral Neuroscience Awarded Next Generation Grants

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and the Neuroscience Institute have both been awarded Next Generation Awards.

According to campus news, Georgia State University’s “Next Generation faculty program [is] a successor to the Second Century Initiative, which has brought 61 new faculty positions to the university over the last five years. Funding for the proposals is expected to be… more »