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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

Mackenzie Thibault presents at Vanderbilt
April 27, 2015
Mackenzie Thibault presents at Vanderbilt

Senior Mackenzie Thibault was recently invited to present her research at Vanderbilt University.

Hannah Batchelor Dan Bolin Award Winner
April 21, 2015
Hannah Batchelor Dan Bolin Award Winner

Junior Hannah Batchelor is the winner of the Dan Bolin Undergraduate Student Award from the College of Natural Science.

2015 UURAF Section Winners
April 20, 2015
2015 UURAF Section Winners

Congratulations to the undergraduate Neuroscience majors that took first place in their sections at the annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum.

Ashley Hannah Sanderlin King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Recipient
April 15, 2015
Ashley Hannah Sanderlin King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship Recipient

Ashley Hannah Sanderlin, a graduate student in Dr. Andrea Bozoki's lab, is a recipient of the 2015 King Chavez Parks Future Faculty Fellowship

Nicole Polinski Selected as SFN Early Career Policy Fellow
April 7, 2015
Nicole Polinski Selected as SFN Early Career Policy Fellow

Nicole Polinski, a graduate student in Caryl Sortwell's lab, has been selected as one of 10 fellows in the 2015 Society for Neuroscience’s (SfN) Early Career Policy Fellows Program

2015 Neuroscience Fair Huge Success
March 27, 2015
2015 Neuroscience Fair Huge Success

Over 500 children and adults attended the Michigan State University Neuroscience Program’s annual Neuroscience Fair on March 21, 2015.

Gulbransen Wins Senior Research Award
March 5, 2015
Gulbransen Wins Senior Research Award

Dr. Brian Gulbransen, an Assistant Professor in the Neuroscience Program and Department of Physiology, was recently awarded a Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Senior Research Award.

Apryl Pooley speaking at TedxMSU
February 27, 2015
Apryl Pooley speaking at TedxMSU

Apryl Pooley, a graduate student in the Jordan-Breedlove lab, has been selected as a speaker at the TedxMSU event on March 4.

Dr. Cabrera scheduled to present at 2016-2017 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Dr. Laura Y. Cabrera is scheduled to present the 2016-2017 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series on February 15, 2017.

New discovery deepens understanding of brain's sensory circuitry
New discovery deepens understanding of brain's sensory circuitry

Neuroscientists have studied neural structures called “mouse whisker barrels” for nearly 50 years because they provide an exemplary physiological model of how the mammalian brain receives sensory information