NBB Current Events

The NBB Program is pleased to welcome a new faculty member to the program: Dr. Gillian Hue, Ph.D. Most recently she held the position of Director of the Emory College Undergraduate Research Programs and will bring a wealth of expertise in the areas of behavioral neuroscience, neuroethics and scholarship of teaching and learning. Welcome Gillian!

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.

Congratulations to Jhenelle Elder ('17C) for being awarded the Bobby Jones Scholarship and to Preston Adhikari ('17C) for being awarded the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship. Well done to both!

Applications for upcoming NBB 490 course are currently being accepted. Click HERE for the downloadable application. We will NOT offer MD-SEE in summer 2018; MD-SEE resumes summer 2019. All Emory 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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