Every March, Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. NEURONs club and Nu Rho Psi have united with other worldwide organizations in this celebration of the brain throughout the week of March 21-25. Please see the full schedule here.
BNS junior, Ronan Talty, won the Nu Rho Psi Poster award for scientific merit at the 29th Annual NEURON conference at Quinnipaic University on Sunday, February 28th, 2016. As a member of Dr. Shansky’s lab of Neuroanatomy and Behavior, Ronan investigated “Estrogen-dopamine interactions during extinction learning in female rats”. A dozen BNS students and faculty […]
Prof. Shansky’s research, which contradicts conventional wisdom about how we react to fear, provides insights into new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, through a preclinical study that demonstrates differences between how males and females respond to traumatic events.
Welcome back Behavioral Neuroscience students and faculty- to kick off the new academic year, please stop by our office (203 Mugar) to purchase a new BNS t-shirt.
The Behavioral Neuroscience Program is proud to announce the addition of two new academic faculty during 2015. Their research and teaching expertise will enhance and expand our core course offerings and student experience.
Prof. Craig Ferris joins as a mentor for NIH’s Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Initiative.
Dr. Davis will provide mentorship and oversight of the programs that support faculty in academic roles within the College of Science.
Behavioral Neuroscience Students, Kristen Brown and Christine Boutros, awarded 2015 Nu Rho Psi Summer Research Grant.
BNS professor’s and graduate student’s image was featured on the cover of the August 2015 print issue of Biological Psychiatry.
BNS faculty members, Heather Brenhouse, Rich Melloni and Rebecca Shansky are featured in a Northeastern Magazine piece.