CBN Awarded ‘RISE’ Grant; Will Develop a Neuroscience Stress and Trauma Consortium

CBN continues to build on it’s research of health and equity through a recent internal grant awarded, RISE. This grant provides the opprotunity for the center to work with the Grady Trauma Project and Emory University to further study social stress and trauma and form partnerships for new and growing research possibilities. Read more…

Dr. Debra Bangasser Named Associate Director for the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience

The Center for Behavioral Neuroscience is excited to announce that Debbie Bangasser has joined us as the Associate Director of the center. In this new role, Debbie brings a wealth of knowledge to GSU on the mechanisms underlying stress-induced pathoogy. As the university’s first Distinguished Investigator with the Georgia Research Alliance (GRA), Dr. Bangasser will … Read more

Kharli M. Major Awarded the Dr. Walter Wilczynski Outstanding Neuroscience Undergraduate Award

To honor the legacy of the late Associate Director of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Dr. Walter Wilczynski, an endowment was set up by his wife and GSU to recognize the achievements of students at GSU. 2022 winner of the Dr. Walter Wilczynski Outstanding Neuroscience Undergraduate Award is student Kharli M. Major. Read more…

2022 Atlanta Brain Bee Winners

Meet the Atlanta Brain Bee Winners! It is our great pleasure to announce the winners of the 2022 Atlanta Brain Bee contest. We were truly amazed by the caliber, tenacity, and the breadth of knowledge possessed by our young competitors. 1st Our champion, Sridhanya Muppala, is a junior at Walton High School in Marietta, Georgia. Her spark in neuroscience ignited when she attended the summer classes at the International … Read more

‘Your Brain On Bugs’ Booth, Atlanta Science Festival 2022

The Forger Lab presented their CBN sponsored booth “Your Brain On Bugs” at the Atlanta Science Festival Expo this year. The booth was used to educate the public about the contributions of the microbiota to brain development, highlighting our own research at GSU. We had a blast! Attendees lined up to participate in our hands-on activity, in … Read more

Henry Shen, Winner of the 2019 Atlanta Brain Bee, Places Fourth in the National Brain Bee

We are pleased to announce that Henry Shen of Oak Ridge, TN, represented Georgia in the National Brain Bee Competition in March of this year. Henry placed first out of 17 competitors at our February 9 competition at Emory University. Following his preparations including tutoring with our Brain Bee volunteers, Henry competed against 55 other competitors … Read more