NBB Current Events

From tango therapy to warding off migraines to switching off depression to virtual reality for PTSD—Emory researchers and clinicians are developing new strategies to keep people’s brains healthier and happier. Through the news magazine show “Your Fantastic Mind,” a partnership between Emory and Georgia Public Broadcasting, you can stay up-to-date on the latest breakthroughs, technologies, and treatments at Emory. Click HERE to read about the Emory neuroscientists involved in these stories.


NBB alumnus Kwadwo "Kojo" Sarpong is the co-founder of a non-profit organization that provides African women in STEM opportunities for hands-on research experiences. Read about his inspirational story HERE and discover more about the non-profit organization by clicking on this link: African Research Academies for Women. His work in this area has won him the 2017 Sheth Distinguished International Alumni Award and Emory Magazine voted him one of the "40 Under Forty". Click HERE for the story.


Applications for upcoming NBB 490 course are currently being accepted. Click HERE for the downloadable application. All applicants must have completed NBB 301/BIO 360 with a grade of A- or A.


Conference travel funds are available to African American NBB majors. Please see THIS FLYER for more details on how to apply.


Student-Faculty Focus

stained neuronsProfiles of recent graduates Mackenzie Wyatt and Trinity Kronk were published in the Emory Report. Both students discussed their undergraduate research projects and the impact these projects had on their careers. Also recently profiled for recent career accomplishments are two of the faculty research mentors in the NBB Program, Drs. Lena Ting and Leonard Howell. Go to RESEARCH > STUDENT FACULTY FOCUS to read more.

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