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 »
Each month, Greg sits down with the distinguished lecturer for that month for a one-on-one interview.
Check out the… more »
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 »
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 »
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