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 »

Evan Fullerton Receives MBD Outstanding Fellow Award

We are pleased to announce that Murphy Lab PhD candidate, Evan Fullerton, has received a 2019-2020 Molecular Basis of Disease (MBD) Outstanding Fellow Award! This award is accorded on the basis of outstanding contributions to research, future promise as a researcher, and originality, imagination and significance of research. Nominations were invited from PI’s and five outstanding fellows were selected by the Chairs of… 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 »

Nate Himmel Awarded NIH F31 NRSA

Posted On March 12, 2020
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Congratulations to Nate Himmel (Cox Lab) on his recently awarded NIH F31 NRSA award (1F31NS117087-01)!

Nate’s two year grant will fund his project entitled: “Functional roles of chloride homeostasis and chloride ion channels in thermosensory nociception”


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 »

Congrats to Neuro Grad Student Dene Voisin on Science ATL Communication Fellowship!

Posted On July 12, 2019
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Please join us in congratulating Dené Voisin! She has recently been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Science ATL Communication Fellowship. The Science ATL Communication Fellowship is designed to help close the communication gap between scientists and the public.  Fellows will spend the year learning to communicate both their general science knowledge and unique research with… more »