Undergraduate Program

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

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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.


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

Nu Rho Psi Chapter of the Year

Posted On May 20, 2016

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 »

Undergraduates Present Research at Neurolab 3010 Poster Session

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 Money’s Top Ten list of commuter colleges with a world-class education

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.

According… more »

The Next Generation: How the Neuroscience Institute is shaping the minds of the future

~By Liz Weaver~

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 »