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William Yakah:  Connecting the Dots
March 1, 2018
William Yakah: Connecting the Dots

William is a junior majoring in neuroscience and is a College of Natural Science Dean's Research Scholar. Yakah is an international student who hails from Accra, Ghana.

February 8, 2018
Darwin Day talk in Grand Rapids February 8th

Our human mind has evolved from an ape mind over the past six million years. How have our brains and genes changed to bring this about

February 8, 2018
Darwin Day Lecture - Darwin and the "Soul"

Join Dr. Reimers as he discusses the question of how the so-called 'higher capacities' of humanity could have evolved has vexed scientists since Charles Darwin on February 14, 2018 at the Women's City Club, Grand Rapids, MI

February 2, 2018
University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

The Undergraduate Research Office sponsors several workshops this semester aimed at helping students prepare for UURAF or other conference presentations.

MSU Scientists open window into psychosis
January 18, 2018
MSU Scientists open window into psychosis

Michigan State University scientists will use a $1.5 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate and potentially identify the brain mechanisms related to this peculiar behavior.

Cheryl Sisk recommeded interim dean of College of Natural Science
December 18, 2017
Cheryl Sisk recommeded interim dean of College of Natural Science

Cheryl Sisk, associate dean of faculty development in the College of Natural Science, will be recommeded as interim dean of the college.

November 14, 2017
Rajiv Ranganathan: Reality of Movement

360 Perspective Faculty Voice highlights Dr. Rajiv Ranganathan, is particularly interested in how humans produce skilled and coordinated movement, and how this ability is altered in the context of development, aging and movement disorder

October 18, 2017
Neuroscience Program Homecoming Tailgate

Are you planning on coming to MSU's Homecoming this year?  If so, please come see us at our FIRST EVER Neuroscience Homecoming Tailgate!

Gulbransen named MSU Foundation Professor
October 9, 2017
Gulbransen named MSU Foundation Professor

Foundation Professor is a designation given to outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, while enhancing the prominence of the institution.

Nunez Hopes Nobel For Medicine Advances Circadian Rhythm Inquiry
October 4, 2017
Nunez Hopes Nobel For Medicine Advances Circadian Rhythm Inquiry

WKAR's Scott Pohl talks with MSU researcher Dr. Antonio Nuñez about circadian rhythms.

September 29, 2017
Gulbransen and Brown study the effects of GSH depletion in mice with colon inflammation

A new study finds that lowering the levels of an antioxidant in the colon has an unexpectedly positive effect on gastrointestinal (GI) inflammation. The paper is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology--Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology.

Call for undergraduate research papers
September 28, 2017
Call for undergraduate research papers

The Undergraduate Research Journal of Psychology at UCLA is now accepting submissions of original undergraduate research papers to be published for its Spring 2018 issue.

Audrianna St. Germain:  A lust for learning
September 28, 2017
Audrianna St. Germain: A lust for learning

St. Germain is a senior majoring in neuroscience and physiology.  She is a Beckman Scholar and was the 2016-2017 College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar. 

Reppucci wins first place at Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium
September 28, 2017
Reppucci wins first place at Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium

Dr. Christina Reppucci, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology, won the first place in the talk competition at the 2017 Michigan Regional Postdoctoral Symposium.

September 19, 2017
6th Annual NSP/TSMM Joint Social at the 2017 Society for Neuroscience meeting

Join us at the NSP/TSMM joint social on Sunday, November 12th from 6:00 to 9:00pm at the Loft at 600F, 600 F Street NW, Washington DC.

Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award
September 18, 2017
Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award

Michigan State University pharmacology and toxicology professor Gregory Fink has received the Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Heart Association,

Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's
September 18, 2017
Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's

MSU scientists also have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s.

Julia Ganz wins prestigious national award
September 7, 2017
Julia Ganz wins prestigious national award

Dr. Julia Ganz was selected for the ANMS Young Investigator Award

Emily Steffke:  Piecing it all together
September 6, 2017
Emily Steffke: Piecing it all together

Steffke is a junior majoring in neuroscience and English. She is a College of Natural Science Deans Research Scholar and a member of the Honors College.

July 18, 2017
Andrew Eagle nominated for Best Mentor award from Proteintech Group

MSU’s Andrew Eagle is a postdoc, in the Robison lab, has been selected as one of the top 5 nominees for a $1,000 award from Proteintech Group. The award is for mentoring grad and undergrad students. The winner will be determined by the number of votes received. Please encourage your students to vote for Andrew!  Voting ends July 31, 2017.