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 »
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 »
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 »
After being awarded national 2016 Chapter of the Year, the Georgia State University Chapter of Nu Rho Psi inducted its largest class ever with 27 new members on March 24, 2017. These members are now eligible to apply for Undergraduate Research Grants for Summer 2017 and Academic Year 2017-2018 from the national organization.
Georgia… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Mentoring Award went to Daniel N. Cox, senior professor of neuroscience. In 2016, Dan Cox’s lab had eight Ph.D. students, and he had weekly scheduled research progress meetings with each of them. His hard work paid off in progress – his graduate students authored five publications… more »
Krishna Mehta’s research looks at the effects of dietary emulsifiers, food additives that affect the connection between the gut and brain. She plans to continue the pursuit of health science in medical school.
video credits: direction, camera and edit by Steven Thackston additional editing by Basil Iskandrian, William Davis
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.
The Neuroscience Institute would like to congratulate its undergraduate and Masters students on the day of graduation, Fall 2016:
Lauren Aiani, Imon Allen, Mariam Chaudry, Philip Crumbley, Julia Dave, Cody Davis, Emily Eastland, Adam Fakhri, John Fendt, Mercedes Hodges, Asia Rose Johnson, Lindsay Kadjidja Akessi, Srilaxmi Kishor, tsegamlak mengistu, Maryana Mokrynska, Dusty Moon, Sierra Rackley,… 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