Graduate Program

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 »

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 »

RSVP Now for the May 24th B&B Retreat

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 »

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 »

Renowned Brain Researcher to Join Georgia State Faculty & Head Center

Vince Calhoun, one of the world’s foremost experts in brain imaging and analysis, has been named the founding director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science (TReNDS) at Georgia State University.

TReNDS will be a tri-institutional effort supported by Georgia State, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, with a… more »

Neurophilosophy Forum Back in Full Swing for Fall

The Neurophilosophy Forum features invited speakers from philosophy, neuroscience, and psychology presenting research at the intersections of these disciplines.  Talks typically take place in the Department of Philosophy.  All are welcome!

CURRENT EVENTS

Speaker: Azim Shariff, Psychology, University of British Columbia http://sharifflab.com/staff/

Oct. 26, 3:00-4:30 PM

Location: Philosophy Department, 25 Park Place, 16th floor

Title: The… more »

Announcing the 2018-2019 Brains & Behavior Lecture Series

The line-up for the Fall 2018 – Spring 2019 Brains & Behavior Distinguished Lecture Series has been set. We are excited to have stellar group of scientists joining us for the coming academic year.

Each visit entails a two or three day itinerary that includes meeting with faculty, sitting down with post-docs, working over lunch… 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 »