B&B Fellows Selected for Platform Oral Presentations

Posted On May 20, 2016
Categories Awards, Brains & Behavior Tags

Congratulations to B&B Fellows Ravi Das and Sarah Clark from the Cox Lab! Both NI graduate students had abstracts selected for platform oral presentations for the upcoming Allied Genetics Conference sponsored by Genetics Society of America (http://www.genetics2016.org).   Only 10% of submitted abstracts are selected for this honor. This international conference… more »

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NI Student Highlight: Joe Terranova

Posted On May 9, 2016

Our first 2016 NI student highlight features Joe Terranova, a fourth year graduate student in the lab of Dr. Elliot Albers.

Q: What current projects are you working on?

A: The project I’m currently working on is investigating sex differences in the neural control of aggression and resistance to social stress by serotonin and vasopressin. … more »

Welcome New Students!

The NI would like to extend a warm welcome to the NINE new graduate students entering our Graduate Program this Fall 2015 Semester. We are excited to have them here at Georgia State!

NEW NEUROSCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTS FOR FALL 2015:

Ricardo Erazo Toscano Advisor: Remus Osan, PhD

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NGSA tours Yerkes Field Station

Posted On June 16, 2015
Categories All Posts, Uncategorized Tags

Saskia Verkiel organized a trip to the Field Station of Emory University’s Yerkes National Primate Research Center. By invitation from Drs. Mar Sanchez and Mark Wilson, GSU Neuroscience students toured the facility and learned of the many exciting projects ongoing in this amazing facility of nonhuman primates.

Either as gesture of community, or as seeds of collaboration,… more »

Steph checking out Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs, CO between sessions at the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research (March 2015).

NI Student Highlight: Stephanie Hare

Posted On May 11, 2015

“What are your current research interests?”

Broadly speaking, I’m interested in the practical relevance of neuroscience research in responsibility assessments (moral and legal). My dissertation project has three ambitious goals: (1) point out flaws in the current legal system that relies on evaluations of behavior by forensic psychiatrists, (2) show how emerging neuroscience research can… more »

GraduatePrograms.com Announces Spring 2015 Neuroscience Grad Rankings: GSU #16

Posted On May 1, 2015
Categories Graduate Program Tags

“Graduate Programs is pleased to announce its Spring 2015 Neuroscience Grad Rankings according to students, enumerating the best graduate programs in the country based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com.” “Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and March 31, 2015, encompass reviews posted by… more »

Neuroscience Graduate Students Give Back

This semester the Neuroscience Graduate Student Association (NGSA) organized a city-wide science education and community outreach competition volunteering approximately 120 hours thus far. Through local and national events/organizations such as the Atlanta Science Festival and the Brain Awareness Program, our graduate students have donated their… more »