Brains & Behavior

Brains & Behavior Distinguished Lecture Series Goes Virtual!

Brains & Behavior is excited to present our VIRTUAL Distinguished Lecture Series this Fall (PLEASE NOTE A CHANGE IN TIME) Up first on Friday September 11 @ 10am; Dr. Larry Young from Emory University with his talk entitled “Neurobiology of social bonding, social loss and empathy: Implications for Autism.” According to the Center for Translational… more »

PhD Candidate, Fernanda Duque, Publishes Paper in Science Advances on High-Frequency Hearing in Hummingbirds

Many species use vocalizations as part of their communication and interactions, and hummingbirds are not the exception. In fact, some species of hummingbirds have developed extraordinary high-pitched signals. Until recently, however, there was no evidence showing that these hummingbirds could hear high-pitched sounds. Fernanda G. Duque, a PhD candidate in Neuroscience Institute at GSU, co-advised… 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 »

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 »

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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B&B Fellowships Reach Two New Departments

Recently, the B&B Interdisciplinary Committee (IDC) has completed its task of reallocating fellowships among the member departments. Brains & Behavior is excited to announce two new fellowship lines in the departments of Music and Kinesiology & Health this Fall. Please help us welcome Caroline Simpkins from the Feng Yang lab (Kinesiology & Health) and Lauren Garber… more »