BNS students meet with MacArthur “Genius” Beth Stevens

Before Northeastern alumna, Beth Stevens, a neuroscientist and 2016 MacArthur “genius” grant recipient, joined President Aoun for “Brain Power“, she met with small group of Behavioral Neuroscience students. Beth Stevens answered questions about her groundbreaking research on the role of microglia for pruning of synaptic contacts during brain development, reminisced about her former Northeastern coops, and […]

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Congratulations to the Class of 2016

On Wednesday, May 4, the Program in Behavioral Neuroscience held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2016! We were fortunate to have Dr. Arthur Kramer, Senior Vice Provost for Research and a distinguished neuroscientist whose recent research focuses on under­standing and enhance­ment of cog­ni­tive and neural plas­ticity across the lifespan. In addition to distributing […]

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Julia Ebert

BNS alum, Julia Ebert (2015) named Hertz Finalist

Julia Ebert, BNS ’15, was recently selected as a finalist to be a member of the 2016 class of Hertz Fellows. At Northeastern, she won a Goldwater Scholarship for her research achievements in the Northeastern Action Lab. Since graduating, she has been studying Bioengineering at Imperial College in London on a Marshall Scholarship. Click here […]

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Terence Lee, BNS senior, wins Undergraduate Research Grant

BNS senior, Terence Lee, won a 2016 Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Research Grant which supports high quality research projects conducted by undergraduate student members of Nu Rho Psi.  Under the mentorship of Dr. Cristina Aguayo-Mazzucato at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Terence is investigating the relationship between insulin resistance and brain aging and its potential implications […]

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Four of our students are honored with Huntington 100 Distinction

Congratulations to Behavioral Neursocience students Lola (Ololade) Akingbade, Ralph Peterson (pictured with President Aoun) and Madeleine Smith who have been honored with the Huntington 100 award this Spring. Also honored is Nu Rho Psi member Kristian Teichert (Biochemistry major). The Huntington 100 program has a competitive selection process that considers: academic record and demonstrated leadership impact and […]

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Brain Awareness Week 2016

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.

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