Graduate Program

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Laura Cortes Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Laura Cortes, a first-year NI doctoral student, has been named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. This is a highly competitive, national award that supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported fields. Fellows receive a 3-year annual stipend of $34,000 per year, as well as a $12,000 cost of education allowance paid to their institution.… more »

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Arianna Tamvacakis Wins Best Student Presentation at SICB

Congratulations to Neuroscience B&B graduate student, Arianna Tamvacakis!

Arianna’s presentation, “Differential expression of serotonin receptor genes in homologous neurons underlies species-typical swimming behaviors in Nudipleura sea slugs” was awarded the best student oral presentation for the Division of Neurobiology, Neuroethology, and Sensory Biology at the Society for Integrated and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting in New… more »

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Ravi Das Makes the Cover of JNeurosci

Close on the heels of his successful doctoral thesis defense, Ravi Das, our newest PhD, made the cover of the December 7, 2016 edition of The Journal of Neuroscience. The cover image is his picture of the dendritic arbor of a Drosophila class-IV (C-IV) da sensory neuron. Ravi is a co-first author of an article… more »

Brains & Behavior Alzheimer’s Memory Walk Team Raises Funds & Awareness

The Brains & Behavior Alzheimer’s Memory Walk Team did an incredible job for its 7th year in a row as a team. Acquiring a solid team of over 30 walkers, this year’s Brains & Behavior team raised funds tipping over $1500! With NGSA co-president Katie Partrick at the head of this year’s team, this annual philanthropic event was a… more »