Brains & Behavior

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 »

Neuroscience Faculty Benoit Chassaing Wins Innovator Award

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 »

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 »