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Gulbransen named MSU Foundation Professor
October 9, 2017
Gulbransen named MSU Foundation Professor

Foundation Professor is a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.

Nunez Hopes Nobel For Medicine Advances Circadian Rhythm Inquiry
October 4, 2017
Nunez Hopes Nobel For Medicine Advances Circadian Rhythm Inquiry

WKAR's Scott Pohl talks with MSU researcher Dr. Antonio Nuñez about circadian rhythms.

September 29, 2017
Gulbransen and Brown study the effects of GSH depletion in mice with colon inflammation

A new study finds that lowering the levels of an antioxidant in the colon has an unexpectedly positive effect on gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation. The paper is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

Call for undergraduate research papers
September 28, 2017
Call for undergraduate research papers

The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA is now accepting submissions of original undergraduate research papers to be published for its Spring 2018 issue.

Reppucci wins first place at Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium
September 28, 2017
Reppucci wins first place at Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium

Dr. Christina Reppucci, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology, won the first place in the talk competition at the 2017 Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium.

Audrianna St. Germain:  A lust for learning
September 28, 2017
Audrianna St. Germain: A lust for learning

St. Germain is a senior majoring in neuroscience and physiology.  She is a Beckman Scholar and was the 2016-2017 College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar. 

September 19, 2017
6th Annual NSP/TSMM Joint Social at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience meeting

Join us at the NSP/TSMM joint social on Sunday, November 12th from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Loft at 600F, 600 F Street NW, Washington DC.

Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award
September 18, 2017
Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award

Michigan State University pharmacology and toxicology professor Gregory Fink has received the Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Heart Association,

Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's
September 18, 2017
Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's

MSU scientists also have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s.

Julia Ganz wins prestigious national award
September 7, 2017
Julia Ganz wins prestigious national award

Dr. Julia Ganz was selected for the ANMS Young Investigator Award

Emily Steffke:  Piecing it all together
September 6, 2017
Emily Steffke: Piecing it all together

Steffke is a junior majoring in neuroscience and English. She is a College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar and a member of the Honors College.

July 18, 2017
Andrew Eagle nominated for Best Mentor award from Proteintech Group

MSU’s Andrew Eagle is a postdoc, in the Robison lab, has been selected as one of the top 5 nominees for a $1,000 award from Proteintech Group. The award is for mentoring grad and undergrad students. The winner will be determined by the number of votes received. Please encourage your students to vote for Andrew!  Voting ends July 31, 2017.

June 5, 2017
Eagle gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies (OVPRGS) and the MSU Postdoctoral Office to recognize exceptional postdoctoral fellows and research associates for their contributions.

May 5, 2017
Spring Semester 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Program Newsletter

The May 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Student newsletter.

Sarah Cooper awarded NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship
May 1, 2017
Sarah Cooper awarded NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship from NIDA

Congratulations to Sarah Cooper on receipt of the NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship for her work on "Determination of morphological and molecular adaptations in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons by chronic morphine".

April 13, 2017
2017 MiSFN Annual meeting

This year’s MISFN annual meeting is quickly approaching. This year it will be hosted by the University of Michigan on Monday, May 22nd. The deadline for abstract submission and registration deadline is May 5th. Please plan on attending and presenting a new or old poster. Also, the Founder’s award applications are due April 21st. Graduate students that are near completion of their dissertation are highly encouraged to apply.

March 6, 2017
Sophomore awarded the national Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Congratulations to Audrey Drotos of St. Joseph, a sophomore majoring in neuroscience and music for completing over 175 hours of volunteer service during the 2015-16 academic year.

Laura Symonds Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities Award Winner
February 23, 2017
Laura Symonds Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities Award Winner

Laura Symonds has been recognized as the winner of the Spirit of Ability Award from the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities. 

Breedlove and Jordan create resource for faculty seeking NIH funding
February 23, 2017
Breedlove and Jordan create resource for faculty seeking NIH funding

Marc Breedlove and Cindy Jordan contributed to a workshop sponsored by the Office of the Vice President of Research at MSU on sex differences

February 17, 2017
Gulbransen and Brown most cited paper

Brian Gulbransen and Isola Brown have most cited and downloaded paper in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2016.