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.
The 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 in highly-rated journals and have… 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
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 »
Georgia State University’s chapter of Nu Rho Psi, the Neuroscience Academic Honors Society, has been named the 2016 Chapter of the Year. The award will be presented during the Nu Rho Psi National Meeting held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, CA). The awards committee was particularly impressed… more »
Each semester, 3010 Neuroscience students come together over a potluck lunch to present their semester long research projects at a Poster Session. Faculty, staff, postdocs, undergraduates, and graduate students of the Neuroscience Institute come to support these undergraduates at the session. This year, as the class continues to expand, the session was broken apart into two separate… more »
GSU makes list of 10 Commuter Colleges that give you a world-class education. As if this article could get any better, Neuroscience’s own Mary Holder (Post Doc in Geert de Vries lab) and Krishna Mehta (Undergrad in the de Vries lab) are representing GSU well in the main picture.
Benjamin Franklin once said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” At the Neuroscience Institute (NI) here at Georgia State University, investment at the collegiate level begins with the undergraduates. Upon its inception in 2011, the program came to the table with impressive presence. Today, with only a couple of… more »