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 »
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 »
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 »
B&B Fellows and Faculty came together with other collaborators and published a paper on how social stress changes your gut bacteria.
In an experiment that involved 2 male animals involved in social conflict resulting in a winner and loser,the authors found that gut bacteria changes in response to social stress. Interestingly, gut microbiota changes were… 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 »
Each month, Greg sits down with the distinguished lecturer for that month for a one-on-one interview.
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