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Two College of Science students receive nominations for prestigious fellowships

Congratulations to our two College of Science seniors, who have recently been nominated for the prestigious Rhodes and Knight-Hennessy Scholarships! Lola Akingbade (Behavioral Neuroscience) and Amina Ly (Environmental Science) have had busy and fulfilling careers at Northeastern, and their passions here in science and in policy have helped them get where they are today.
October 24, 2017

2017 Student Commencement Speaker- Pankhuri Singhal

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 […]
April 18, 2017

Brain Awareness Week Keynote Speaker- Ed Boyden, PhD

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 […]
March 27, 2017

Brain Awareness Week at Northeastern

‘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 […]
March 27, 2017

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 […]
September 17, 2016

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 […]
September 17, 2016

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 […]
May 17, 2016

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 […]
May 11, 2016

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 […]
May 10, 2016

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