News

October 24, 2016
Jack Lipton recently joined MSU Alumni Association's Coffee with the Profs series

Watch his talk on Translational Neuroscience: From Bench to Bedside

Scientific Rigor and the Quest for Truth
October 18, 2016
Scientific Rigor and the Quest for Truth

University Distinguished Professor Cheryl Sisk partners with SFN to promote scientific rigor in the laboratory.

May 24, 2016
MSU hosts successful MiSFN annual meeting

Many thanks to Joe Beatty, the MSU MiSFN Councilor, and the MiSFN board for organizing the meeting.

A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease
May 24, 2016
A new key in fighting Kennedy's disease

Researchers of motoneuron disease typically have focused on how bad genes in the motoneurons cause them to become sick and die.

Improving electrical communication with the brain
May 18, 2016
Improving electrical communication with the brain

Erin Purcell, PhD, received a R21 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore why devices implanted in the brain lose their efficacy over time.

Rescuing synaptic function may cure neuromuscular disease
May 12, 2016
Rescuing synaptic function may cure neuromuscular disease

The Jordan Lab published new research in the Journal of Neuroscience examining the function of neuromuscular synapses in spinal bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA)

UURAF Registration open until February 19
February 8, 2016
UURAF Registration open until February 19

Registration is now open for UURAF, the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum. Students need to register by Friday, February 19 at 11:59 PM. 

Rowe featured on Science XX Files
January 28, 2016
Rowe featured on Science XX Files

Ashlee Rowe, PhD and her research on scorpion venom and pain are a featured video on the Science/AAAS special project, XX Files. 

Gulbransen on cover of Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology
January 4, 2016
Gulbransen featured in Cell & Molecular Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Brian Gulbransen, PhD and his research on how enteric glia mediate neuron death in colitis are featured in January's issue of Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Neubig Named AAAS Fellow
December 21, 2015
Neubig Named AAAS Fellow

Richard Neubig named a AAAS Fellow for pioneering work on the quantitative analysis of receptor mechanisms, particularly concerning regulators of G protein signaling, molecular switches within cells, and for insightful leadership in the pharmacological sciences.

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!
December 10, 2015
Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!

Design the 2016 Neuroscience Program Outreach T-shirt!

November 16, 2015
Undergraduate Research Assistant Position

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position in the Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences

November 9, 2015
Neuroscience Club Outreach at Physiology Understanding Day

The Neuroscience Club Outreach Committee made a lasting impact on the young science community in early November at Lansing Impression 5 Museum’s “Physiology Understanding (PhUn) Day”. 

Neuroscience Clubs to Host Research Forum
September 18, 2015
Neuroscience Clubs to Host Research Forum

The Neuroscience Club will be hosting an undergraduate research forum on September 30, 2015 at 5:30pm in the BPS atrium. Undergraduates will present research conducted over the summer.

Caryl Sortwell elected to Faculty Advisory Committee
July 27, 2015
Caryl Sortwell elected to Faculty Advisory Committee

Caryl Sortwell is elected to the Neuroscience Program Faculty Advisory Committee

Neuroscience Club participates in MST@MSU Summer Camp
July 27, 2015
Neuroscience Club participates in MST@MSU Summer Camp

The Neuroscience Club organized a day of neuroscience outreach activities as part of the Physiology Department's MST@MSU summer camp. 

Maggie Mohr UCLA Fellowship Recipient
June 29, 2015
Maggie Mohr UCLA Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship Recipient

Maggie Mohr, a new alumna from the Sisk lab, is the recipient of the Chancellor's Postdoctoral Fellowship, a prestigious award at UCLA.

Mina Hirzel Awarded Prestigious Baggett Fellowship
May 26, 2015
Mina Hirzel Awarded Prestigious Baggett Fellowship

Mina Hirzel, an Honors College senior, majoring in linguistics and neuroscience, has been awarded a prestigious Baggett Fellowship

Kathy Halievski Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship winner
May 21, 2015
Kathy Halievski Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship winner

Kathy Halievski, a graduate student in the Jordan-Breedlove lab, has been selected to receive a Barnett Rosenberg Endowed Research Assistantship.

Graduating Senior Award Winners
May 8, 2015
Graduating Senior Award Winners

Spring 2015 graduating award winners