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 »
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.
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!
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 »
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 »
Join us for this year’s May 24th Retreat in Centennial Hall from 12:00-6:30pm. KEYNOTE Alumna Karen Gamble, Ph.D. Associate Professor Tate Jordan Thomas Professorship Behavioral Neurobiology Division Department of Psychiatry University of Alabama at Birmingham FELLOW TALKS Barrett Brister *Math* Belykh Lab Anna Dunigan *Biology* Roseberry Lab Spencer Knafelc *Philosophy* Van Leeuwen Krishna Pusuluri *Neuro* Shilnikov Lab Greg Suess *Neuro* Frantz Lab Join… more »