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Evan Fullerton Receives MBD Outstanding Fellow Award

We are pleased to announce that Murphy Lab PhD candidate, Evan Fullerton, has received a 2019-2020 Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Outstanding Fellow Award! This award is accorded on the basis of outstanding contributions to research, future promise as a researcher, and originality, imagination and significance of research. Nominations were invited from PI’s and five outstanding fellows were selected by the Chairs of… more »

Laura Cortes Awarded Prestigious Dissertation Grant and Suttles Graduate Fellowship

We are delighted to announce that Laura Cortes (Forger Lab) has been selected to receive a Dissertation Grant from URSA and is the sole recipient of the 2020 William M. Suttles Fellowship!  Laura’s project concerns the role of epigenetics in sexual differentiation of the brain.

The purpose of the Dissertation Grant Program is to support the… more »

Introducing the Brains & Behavior Digital Badge Program 

The Brains & Behavior program is excited to announce our new initiative, the B&B Digital Badge Program. As you may know, Brains & Behavior supports its staff, faculty, and students in their curricular pursuits through fellowships, retreats, lectures, seminars, seed grants, and more! What you may not know is that the B&B community is very active outside the classroom and lab.

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B&B Fellowships Reach Two New Departments

Recently, the B&B Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC) has completed its task of reallocating fellowships among the member departments. Brains & Behavior is excited to announce two new fellowship lines in the departments of Music and Kinesiology & Health this Fall. Please help us welcome Caroline Simpkins from the Feng Yang lab (Kinesiology & Health) and Lauren Garber… more »

B&B Scholar Aviva Gars Wins Summer Research Symposium’s Best Poster

B&B Scholar Aviva Gars from the Forger Lab won Best Poster at the 2019 Summer Research Symposium on Aug 7.

1st place: Aviva Gars (Forger Lab) B&B

2nd Place: Tobi Quadri (King Lab) SLOAN

3rd Place: Jody Finch (Latzman Lab) B&B

4th Place: Kamal Hughes (Glover Lab) IMSD

The symposium was presented by the… more »

2019 B&B Summer Scholars Have Been Selected

Brains & Behavior is excited to announce the 2019 Summer Undergraduate Scholars. The B&B Summer Scholars Program provides summer fellowships to selected GSU undergraduates to support their research efforts in faculty laboratories. The Scholars program is happy to announce its partnership with the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) for professional development and poster… more »