Seminars & Events

Thursday, September 11, 2014: Dr. Bevil Conway (Wellesley College) will speak on his research in visual neuroscience and color at 4:30 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.

Monday, October 27, 2014: Dr. Todd Gould (University of Maryland Baltimore) will speak on "Genes to behaviors to treatments in bipolar disorder" at 4:45 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195

Friday, December 5, 2014:  Dr. Brian Mathur (University of Maryland Baltimore) will speak on "Braking bad: Aberrant inhibitory neurotransmission in addiction" at 3:00 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.

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Alumni Highlight

Dr. Gwen Calhoon '06 recently received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Maryland Baltimore, and was inducted into Nu Rho Psi.

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SMP Spotlight

Katie Gluskin and Jeff Haus present their SMP
Katie Gluskin and Jeff Haus, "Entorhinal Cortex Lesions, Habituation, and Latent Inhibition," 2013. Gluskin and Haus, the 2013 co-winners of the Neuroscience Award, infused a neurotoxin into the entorhinal cortex of rats to induce a lesion, and measured the resulting habituation and latent inhibition behavior within a fear conditioning paradigm.

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News

Trevor Logan '08 and Judy Songrady '09 got married on July 26, 2014.  The wedding was officiated by Ron Saul '08. Trevor, Ron, and Judy all moved to Budapest Hungary in August 2014, where Judy and Ron are enrolled in veterinary school.  Congratulations Judy and Trevor, and good luck to Judy and Ron!

Trevor and Judy wedding photo

Trevor Logan '08 defended his dissertation and earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in July 2014.  Congratulations Dr. Logan!

Drew Solyst '09 defended his dissertation and earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Emory University in June 2014.  Congratulations Dr. Solyst!

Jordan Gaines Lewis '11 was named as one of the "30 Top Thinkers Under 30".  http://www.psmag.com/navigation/health-and-behavior/30-top-thinkers-30-science-writer-wants-understand-sleep-affects-health-77511/  Check out her blog, "Gaines on Brains", including her most recent post on how the "10% brain myth" is wrong:  http://www.gainesonbrains.com/  AND, she was selected to audition for a TED talk recently!  Go Jordan!!