Congratulations to Shea Sparks, a major in the Neuroscience program, for winning the 2nd place poster award in the Natural Sciences in this year’s Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC). After blazing through her early BS studies, Shea started working as undergraduate research assistant with Manfred Schmidt and Charles Derby in the spring of 2017.… more »
Written by Elizabeth Weaver, Brains & Behavior
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 »
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 »
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 »
Graduate student Christopher Fields’ latest research paper was featured by BMC journal, Biology of Sex Differences. Christopher demonstrated that an increase in endotoxin in the gut increases behaviors linked with anxiety.
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 »
Congratulations to Benoit Chassaing, Ph.D., a new Assistant Professor in the Neuroscience Institute, who has been named a 2017 recipient of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Award. Chassaing will receive a $100,000 grant to support his 1-year project. The Innovator Awards are designed to “challenge investigators to push boundaries to advance (the) goal of… more »
Stephanie Hare was recently awarded GSU’s Provost’s Dissertation Fellowship to support her dissertation research during her fifth year. The fellowship is designed to provide promising PhD candidates from across the university with support to complete their final milestone and requires applicants to work with their advisors to develop monthly goals and a feasible… more »
This year’s Seed Grant competition is complete and notification letters have now gone out. We were excited by the caliber of grants submitted and happy to announce the 2017 Seed Grant Awardees below (they can also be found online here).
This is the third year the B&B Seed Grant Review Process was different than in… more »