Undergraduate Program

Neuroscience Major Shea Sparks Wins GSURC 2018 Poster Award

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 »

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 »

B&B / IMSD Poster Session Preview

Posted On July 30, 2017

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 »

Krishna Mehta

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

B&B Scholar Alum Jenna Harris Awarded Genetics Society of America Honors

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.

Jenna was selected for the Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Award sponsored by GSA, and is 1 of only 6 undergraduates selected for the special session “Spotlight on… more »

Congratulations, Neuroscience Graduates Fall 2016

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 »

2016 B&B Summer Scholars Have Been Selected!

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

Rashid Khwaja in Gennady Cymbalyuk’s Lab  Vivian Ruth Persons in Aras Petrulis’ Lab  Amber Fouts in Eyal Aharoni’s Lab… more »