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 »
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.
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 »
Georgia State University Neuroscience Research continues year-round. Here are the publications that appeared on PubMed over the summer of 2016:
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 »
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 »
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
The 2016 B&B Retreat was a huge success. With over 200 attendees, 5 Fellow talks, 1 keynote, and 50 posters, it was truly one of our best years for neuroscience collaboration across departments.
Click here to learn more and see pics from the April 22nd event.
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 »
Join us for our Spring Professional Development opportunity: Relational Leadership & Emotional Intelligence.
(open to B&B Fellows & Faculty)
B&B Alumni Spotlight to ring in the New Year is Jason Jiang. Jason was a Fellow in the Chemistry department from 2011-2012 where he studied with Dr. Jenny Yang. After graduation, Jason took a post doc at Harvard Medical School. He currently resides in Boston, MA and continues work in biochemistry and immunochemistry.
What have… more »