Please follow this link to read the news article in the Temple News about Dr. Bangasser and her research surrounding the utilization of male vs. female brains in animal testing. This news article is titled “Professor working on policy shift to include female brains”.
Dr. Cindy Gooch and Dr. Gordon Moskowitz’s (of Lehigh University) research on time perception has recently been featured on NPR’s ‘Hidden Brain’. They ask- What Does Time Perception Have To Do With Racial Disparities? Listen in!
Marni Shore has been selected to participate in the 2016 Diamond Research Scholars Program to undertake her project entitled “CLARITY” with Debra Bangasser as her faculty mentor.
The College of Liberal Arts’s Marketing & Communications team recently covered some of the research opportunities neuroscience majors and minors have pursued within the program. The write-up includes details about the newly remolded teaching lab Dr. Bangasser’s Functional Neuroanatomy class has had the pleasure of using! For the full article, visit: Neuroscience and Psychology Undergrads Not Afraid to
Congratulations to neuroscience major Matty Zimmerman, who received the highly coveted Diamond Peer Teacher Award for Spring 2016. She will be working under the guidance of Dr. Vinay Parikh to develop her own teaching philosophy and skills.
Many congratulations to Alexandra Ellis for receiving the prestigious Diamond Peer Teacher award for Spring 2016! She will be working under the guidance of Dr. Cynthia Gooch in Fundamentals of Neuroscience
Congratulations to Lili Mo and Fionya Tran- 1st place winners at the MAPS Conference Poster Competition
Congratulations to Fionya Tran and Lili Mo, who received 1st place for their co-authored abstract and poster at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 22nd. The study conducted was on the effects of nicotine withdrawal on orexin cell activity (nicotine decreases orexin activity in the lateral hypothalamus).
Jasmine Ford, a Neuroscience and Psychology (dual major) student working in Vinay Parikh’s lab received the prestigious Diamond’s Peer Scholars Grant to study neural substrates of individual variation in age-related effects on attentional capacities. She has received a stipend of $4,000 to work on this project during summer and Fall of 2015.
The Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program at Temple University are jointly seeking an outstanding candidate for a Behavioral Neuroscience position at the level of Assistant Professor. Research interests should focus on examining the neurobiology of behavior at cellular, molecular, and/or systems levels and complement existing departmental and programmatic interests, which include but are
Congratulations to Christopher de Solís ’11, on his recent publication: de Solís, C.A., Holehonnur, R., Banerjee, A., Luong, J.A., Lella, S.K., Ho, A., Pahlavan, B., & Ploski, J.E. (2015). Viral delivery of shRNA to amygdala neurons leads to neurotoxicity and deficits in Pavlovian fear conditioning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, In Press. To view the article, visit: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1074742715001264