The Neuroscience Institute (NI) at Georgia State University was launched in 2008 and is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Prominent among many key achievements of our first 10 years are the successful establishment of both a PhD and BS degree in Neuroscience. We now have over 50 graduate and 400 undergraduate students, and faculty participation across… more »
Neuroscience Institute Researchers Attend Neuroscience 2018
Dovetailing with the Neuroscience Institute’s (NI) 10-year anniversary, the NI had a large number of researchers attending this year’s annual Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting in San Diego, where over 28,000 neuroscientists from around the world were in attendance. The NI had a total of 21 assistant research professors,… more »
Check out our Friday seminars! Click on the poster below for dates. Go to our main events calendar for more specifics on each talk.
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 »
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.
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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.
We are happy to announce that the new 2018 Seed Grant Application is now available.
The deadline this year is earlier than in year’s past: February 28th, 2018.
Brains & Behavior Seed Grants aim to promote research in neuroscience and behavior at Georgia State University. Projects can focus primarily on neuroscience or primarily on behavior or… more »
Each month, Greg sits down with the distinguished lecturer for that month for a one-on-one interview.
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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 »