Awards

Psychology B&B Fellow Mary Fernandes Wins American Psychological Association Research Competition

GSU News Hub Jeremy Craig Reports:

CHICAGO – Mary Fernandes, a Ph.D. candidate in clinical neuropsychology at Georgia State University, won first place in the 2019 Psych Science-in-3 Competition Aug. 9 at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual conference.

Fernandes gave a three-minute presentation entitled, “The Associations Between Pupillary Response Patterns to Emotional… more »

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

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

1st place: Aviva Mars (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 »

Neuroscience Students Win GSURC 2019 Oral Presentations

Congrats!, to Aaliya Ahmad and Teodora Mitroi who placed first and second respectively in GSURC 2019’s Natural and Computational Sciences Oral Presentations category. Aaliya works under Neuroscience Graduate Director Dr. Charles Derby who co-directed Aaliya’s project and Honor’s thesis Sensory System of the Second Antenna of the American Lobster, Homarus americanus: Distribution of Sensilla and… more »

GSU Neuroscience Travels to Sweden

Graduate and undergraduate students working on their PhDs, Master’s Degrees, and Bachelor’s degrees in Neuroscience, Music, Math, Psychology have been accepted into a study abroad program called “Thinking Nobel,” centered at the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. The Karolinska Institute is the esteemed presenter of the Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology every year,… more »

Brains & Behavior Fellow Katie Partrick Awarded Prestigious Dissertation Grant and Suttles Graduate Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that our Graduate Brains & Behavior Fellow, Katherine (Katie) Partrick, has been awarded with not one, but TWO prestigious University fellowships this month!  She, along with 10 other deserving doctoral students, have been awarded with a $2,000 Dissertation Grant.  The purpose of the Dissertation Grant Program is to support the… more »

2018 IMSD Scholar Nicolette Barnett Authors Paper & Secures Travel Award to SfN

Undergraduate IMSD Scholar Nicolette Barnett (who had a B&B Scholarship in 2015) grabs second authorship on exciting paper in press. Hailing from the lab of B&B Neuroscience Faculty Marise Parent, Barnett teamed up with post-doc Amy Ross (1st author), Alexa Faulkner (B&B Scholar Alum, current Neuroscience grad student at the Univ. of Michigan)… more »

Antoinette Charles

Neuroscience Major Antoinette Charles Receives Nu Rho Psi National Undergraduate Research Grant

Congratulations to Antoinette Charles who has been awarded a Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Research Grant for $1,000 to support her attendance to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, CA. Antoinette will be presenting a poster on her research from Dr. Angela Mabb’s lab related to a rare disorder called… more »

Neuroscience Major Shea Sparks Wins GSURC 2018 Poster Award

Congratulations to Shea Sparks, a major in the Neuroscience program, for winning the 2nd place poster award in the Natural Sciences in this year’s Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC). After blazing through her early BS studies, Shea started working as undergraduate research assistant with Manfred Schmidt and Charles Derby in the spring of 2017.… more »