Congratulations to Students to Seniors, especially their BNS graduating senior co-founders, Noelle Castilla Ojo and Chloe Nobuhara, for their Husky Innovation Award.
Behavioral Neuroscience graduating senior, Pankhuri Singhal (far right with other NEURONs members), has been selected as this year’s student commencement speaker. Among her various activities and achievements at Northeastern, she has served on our NEURONs club executive board as Treasurer and Co-President, is a member of our Nu Rho Psi National Honor Society in Neuroscience […]
Wednesday, March 29, 7pm in 168 Snell Engineering Brain Awareness Week Keynote speaker is Edward Boyden, professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the MIT Media Lab and the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. He leads the Media Lab’s Synthetic Neurobiology group, which develops tools for analyzing and repairing complex […]
‘Peer inside’ the brain during Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is a worldwide campaign to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. During this week, scientists and non-scientists at Northeastern will gather together in a variety of outreach and interactive activities and lectures to share the importance of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.