Awards

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 »

This is Our History

Posted On March 23, 2018

Written by Elizabeth Weaver, Brains & Behavior

GENESIS

2007 was a period of growth and innovation at Georgia State University. The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience and the Brains & Behavior Area of Focus were thriving, when a group of pioneering faculty put their efforts towards creating a degree granting Institute in the College of… more »

This is Creativity

Posted On March 21, 2018

Neuroscience B&B Fellow Greg Suess has a passion for podcasting and we benefit tremendously. Greg sits down with each monthly B&B Distinguished Lecturer for a unique and up close discussion. See below for this exclusive interview with Greg on the other side of the questions for once. Oh, and don’t forget to check out… more »

This is Growth

Posted On March 21, 2018

The last decade has been an incredibly productive time for Neuroscience. For the past year, we have been collecting data on the progress of the B&B Seed Grants. We examined publications, presentations, and external funds garnered. Check out how $30,000 Brains & Behavior Seed Grants have gone on to spur growth across the University,… more »

Neuroscience B&B Fellow Awarded NIH Fellowship

B&B would like to congratulate Fellow Johnathan Borland, who was just informed that his application for an NIH pre-doctoral fellowship has been awarded!    Johnathan is a PhD student in Elliott Albers lab and a B&B Fellow since 2015.     The title of his grant is: Sex differences in oxytocin modulation of social reward in the… more »