Awards

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 »

B&B Summer Scholars Go Virtual

The B&B Summer Scholars Program has awarded its 2020 B&B Scholarships to 19 undergraduates. The Scholars program provides summer fellowships to selected GSU undergraduates to support their research efforts in faculty laboratories.

This year, our summer cohort will engage in distance learning via interactive virtual training workshops centered on their professional development in our new… more »

Congrats to our 2020 NI Graduate Student Award Winners!

Posted On April 21, 2020

Nate Himmel (Cox Lab) is the 2020 recipient of the Outstanding Doctoral Scholar Award.  Nate has excelled in his academics and has an outstanding record of scholarly productivity including 8 peer-reviewed publications, 5 as first author, in high impact journals including Current Biology, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, and Molecular Biology and Evolution. … more »

B&B Fellow Krishna Pusuluri Awarded Cosyne Travel Grant

Brains and Behavior fellow and Shilnikov lab doctoral student, Krishna Pusuluri, was recently awarded a $1,000 travel grant for the COSYNE 2020 annual conference!  The annual Cosyne meeting provides an inclusive forum for the exchange of experimental and theoretical/computational approaches to problems in systems neuroscience. Cosyne topics include (but are not limited to): neural basis… 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 »

Neuroscience “NeurDS” Win at Brainhack ATL 2019

Along with team “Core Collab” Neuroscience Institute’s own “The NeurDS” (Neuro Dynamical Systems) comprised of Krishna Pusuluri, Jack (James) Scully, and Rickey Lindsay won first place at Brainhack Atlanta 2019.

Brainhack ATL, “a Neuroimaging Hackathon”, is a neuroscience hackathon focused on bringing together students, researchers, non-academic industry professionals, engineers, data scientists, and neuroscientists from… 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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