Awards

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 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 »