Undergraduate Program

Alumni Spotlight: Brian Bondy

Brian Bondy graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience in the fall of 2013. He is currently a graduate student in Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin. He states that the undergraduate program at Georgia State University (GSU) well prepared him for the academic rigor of graduate studies. While at GSU, he… more »

Antoinette Charles

Neuroscience Major Antoinette Charles Receives Nu Rho Psi National Undergraduate Research Grant

Congratulations to Antoinette Charles who has been awarded a Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Research Grant for $1,000 to support her attendance to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in San Diego, CA. Antoinette will be presenting a poster on her research from Dr. Angela Mabb’s lab related to a rare disorder called… 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 »

This is Creativity

Posted On March 21, 2018

Neuroscience B&B Fellow Greg Suess has a passion for podcasting and we benefit tremendously. Greg sits down with each monthly B&B Distinguished Lecturer for a unique and up close discussion. See below for this exclusive interview with Greg on the other side of the questions for once. Oh, and don’t forget to check out… more »

B&B / IMSD Poster Session Preview

Posted On July 30, 2017

Identification and distribution of chemoreceptor protein IR25a in peripheral and central nervous system of the american lobster, Homarus americanus

IMSD Fellow: Aaliya Ahmad

Laboratory of Charles Derby Ph.D., and Manfred Schmidt Ph.D., Georgia State University

Daily Mentor: Manfred Schmidt Ph.D., Vivian Ngo-Vu

Understanding the gene networks involved in a forward uncoordination phenotype in C. elegans… more »

Krishna Mehta

Krishna Mehta’s research looks at the effects of dietary emulsifiers, food additives that affect the connection between the gut and brain. She plans to continue the pursuit of health science in medical school.

video credits: direction, camera and edit by Steven Thackston additional editing by Basil Iskandrian, William Davis

B&B Scholar Alum Jenna Harris Awarded Genetics Society of America Honors

Jenna M. Harris (Neuroscience/Psych major) in the Cox lab, has been selected for two prestigious honors from the Genetics Society of America (GSA) for her undergraduate research on Drosophila.

Jenna was selected for the Victoria Finnerty Undergraduate Travel Award sponsored by GSA, and is 1 of only 6 undergraduates selected for the special session “Spotlight on… more »