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2018-2019 Brains & Behavior Distinguished Lecture Series Announced

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 »

This is Our History

Posted On March 23, 2018

Written by Elizabeth Weaver, Brains & Behavior

GENESIS

2007 was a period of growth and innovation at Georgia State University. The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and the Brains & Behavior Area of Focus were thriving, when a group of pioneering faculty put their efforts towards creating a degree granting Institute in the College of… more »

This is Creativity

Posted On March 21, 2018

Neuroscience B&B Fellow Greg Suess has a passion for podcasting and we benefit tremendously. Greg sits down with each monthly B&B Distinguished Lecturer for a unique and up close discussion. See below for this exclusive interview with Greg on the other side of the questions for once. Oh, and don’t forget to check out… more »

This is Growth

Posted On March 21, 2018

The last decade has been an incredibly productive time for Neuroscience. For the past year, we have been collecting data on the progress of the B&B Seed Grants. We examined publications, presentations, and external funds garnered. Check out how $30,000 Brains & Behavior Seed Grants have gone on to spur growth across the University,… more »

Neuroscience B&B Fellow Awarded NIH Fellowship

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 »

Fall Neurophilosophy Forum Schedule is Set

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 »

B&B / IMSD Poster Session Preview

Posted On July 30, 2017

Identification and distribution of chemoreceptor protein IR25a in peripheral and central nervous system of the american lobster, Homarus americanus

IMSD Fellow: Aaliya Ahmad

Laboratory of Charles Derby Ph.D., and Manfred Schmidt Ph.D., Georgia State University

Daily Mentor: Manfred Schmidt Ph.D., Vivian Ngo-Vu

Understanding the gene networks involved in a forward uncoordination phenotype in C. elegans… more »

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 »