Brains & Behavior and IMSD join forces again this year for undergraduate professional development, with a twist!
Summer 2018 professional development will take the form of a summer long book club. Students will read excerpts from assigned best sellers and incorporate concepts and ideas from the books into the interactive weekly workshops.
Brains & Behavior recently hosted a well-attended funding workshop for graduate students attempting to apply for monies for their graduate career.
Katrina Helz, University Fellowship Advisor, led the discussion. Her presentation was followed by an outstanding panel of students who have been awarded previous scholarship and fellowships. Students discussed how and where to apply, successes,… more »
Graduate student Christopher Fields’ latest research paper was featured by BMC journal, Biology of Sex Differences. Christopher demonstrated that an increase in endotoxin in the gut increases behaviors linked with anxiety.
Congratulations to Neuroscience B&B graduate student, Arianna Tamvacakis!
Arianna’s presentation, “Differential expression of serotonin receptor genes in homologous neurons underlies species-typical swimming behaviors in Nudipleura sea slugs” was awarded the best student oral presentation for the Division of Neurobiology, Neuroethology, and Sensory Biology at the Society for Integrated and Comparative Biology (SICB) meeting in New… more »
Don Berkich, President of the International Association for Computing and Philosophy has just announced that the organization’s executive board has selected Andrea Scarantino for the prestigious 2017 Herbert A. Simon Award for Outstanding Research in Computing and Philosophy. This award specifically recognizes scholars at an early stage of their academic career whose research is likely… more »
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