Awards

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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Neuroscience Institute Graduate Student Awards

The NI recently recognized PhD graduate students in our program with the inaugural Neuroscience Institute Graduate Student Awards!   For more information on the NI Graduate Student Awards, please visit our ‘Resources for Current Students’ page, and click on the first link listed under the ‘funding’ tab.

Congratulations to all of the well-deserved winners!

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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 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 »