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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 »

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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 »

Women's Lead

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 »

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 »