B&B would like to congratulate Fellow Johnathan Borland, who was just informed that his application for an NIH pre-doctoral fellowship has been awarded! Johnathan is a PhD student in Elliott Albers lab and a B&B Fellow since 2015. The title of his grant is: Sex differences in oxytocin modulation of social reward in the… more »
Each month, Greg sits down with the distinguished lecturer for that month for a one-on-one interview.
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The Distinguished Lecture Series (DLS) is back and is off to a great start.
This past Friday, Brains & Behavior welcomed Sophia Frangou, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, from Mount Sinai, Icahn School of Medicine as our first speaker of the academic year.
Dr. Frangou gave a talk entitled “Neuroimaging Markers of Risk and Resilience… more »
Congratulations to Benoit Chassaing, Ph.D., a new Assistant Professor in the Neuroscience Institute, who has been named a 2017 recipient of the Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Award. Chassaing will receive a $100,000 grant to support his 1-year project. The Innovator Awards are designed to “challenge investigators to push boundaries to advance (the) goal of… more »
The Fall at Georgia State University brings so many awesome opportunities to get involved in everything BRAIN, including the upcoming Neurophilosophy Forum here at GSU.
This forum is a perfect example of a successful transdisciplinary effort of faculty and students who meet for discussion and debate on issues at the intersection of philosophy, neuroscience, and… more »
Brains & Behavior and the Office of Graduate Services is excited to announce our Fall 2017 Lunch & Learn Series for graduate students. Upcoming events include: • September 7th: Imposter Syndrome • September 21st: Stress Management & Beating Burnout • First Week of October (date TBD): FERPA & Title IX for New Teaching Assistants RSVP Now
Brains & Behavior has been sponsoring an Alzheimer’s Memory Walk Team as its annual philanthropic event for over 8 years now. We are proud to have raised over $10,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association to date. Everyone is welcome to join this year’s team on Saturday, September 16th. We want you, your lab mates, your advisors,… more »
The workshops began on June 7th and will run all summer long, culminating in a Poster Session on August 2nd on the 8th floor of Petit Science Center.
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As we wrap up the 2017 Fiscal Year, we say goodbye to Andrea Scarantino, Ph.D. as long-standing Brains & Behavior’s Interdisciplinary Committee Chair (pictured left at the 2017 Retreat). Andrea stepped off the IDC early this summer after 9 years of faithful and productive service to the B&B community. Andrea’s hard work, enthusiasm, and leadership… more »
Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
Neurons are connected to each other to form networks that underlie behaviors. Neuroscience Institute faculty Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz study the… more »