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  • 3 Minute Thesis Winner: Naomi Wallace, Neuroscience Graduate Student

    Naomi Wallace, Neuroscience Ph.D. candidate, won the university-wide 3 Minute Thesis competition. For more information, see the 3 Minute Thesis website: https://3mt.wsu.edu/ 
  • IPN Faculty Promotions: Drs. James Peters, Rita Fuchs Lokensgard, Alli Coffin

    Dr. James Peters has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure; Dr. Alli Coffin has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure; and Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard has been promoted to Full Professor. 
  • Dr. Sue Ritter Awarded NIH Research Grant

    Dr. Sue Ritter has been awarded an NIH grant entitled "Catecholamine Neurons and Metabolic Controls". This award is $1,807,944 over the span of four years. 
  • Dr. Samantha Gizerian Elected Chair of NACADA Faculty Advising Comission

    Dr. Samantha Gizerian has been elected chair of the NACADA Faculty Advising Commission beginning October of 2018. 
  • What dreams may come

    Washington State Magazine
  • Storm runoff presents salmon with toxic one-two punch, study shows

    United Press International
  • Salmon face double whammy from toxic stormwater

    WSU News
  • Jessica Higginbotham Awarded NIH Fellowship Grant

    Graduate student Jessica Higginbotham (Fuchs Lab) has been awarded a fellowship grant from the NIH entitiled Regulatory mechanisms of cocaine memory reconsolidation in the basolateral amygdala. 
  • Helping scientists learn to convey their passion

    Alli Coffin just wanted to do well on her thesis defense.
    WSU News
  • Dr. Sue Ritter Awarded American Diabetes Association Research Award

    Dr. Sue Ritter has been awarded an American Diabetes Association grant entitled "Hindbrain Catecholamine Neurons, Glucoregulation and HAAF". This award is $345,000 over the span of three years. 
  • Summer SURE Student Wins ABRCMS Award

    Melissa Vargas, a summer SURE student in Dr. Rita Fuch's lab, won an award at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students. 
  • In Memoriam: Dr. Jaak Panksepp

    Dr. Brendan Walker published an article in Neuropsychoparmacology to honor Dr. Jaak Panksepp, who passed away this past spring. The article is available here: Jaak Panksepp: Pioneer of Affective Neuroscience
  • Dr. Ryan McLaughlin Awarded NIH Research Grant

    Dr. Ryan McLaughlin was awarded an NIH R21 entitled “Effects of developmental cannabis exposure on prefrontocortical structure and function”.

  • Drs. Heiko Jansen and Joanna Kelley Awarded International Association of Bear Research and Management Grant

    IPN's Dr. Heiko Jansen and colleague Dr. Joanna Kelley have been awarded a research grant from the International Association of Bear Research and Management (IBA). 
  • Neuroscience Club Featured in The Daily Evergreen

    The Neuroscience Club has been featured in the Daily Evergreen. Read the full article here: The Science Behind The Brain
  • Dr. Bob Ritter Elected President of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior

    IPN's Dr. Bob Ritter has been elected the president of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. 
  • Undergraduate Students Awarded Auvil Fellowships

    Grace Chung, a neuroscience major mentored by Carlos Suarez
    Bailey Frankovich, a neuroscience major mentored by Joseph Harding
    Shi Tan, a neuroscience major mentored by Rita Fuchs Lokensgard
    Janelle Thomas, an animal sciences major mentored by Ryan J. McLaughlin
    Collin Warrick, a neuroscience major mentored by Ryan J. McLaughlin
    Robby Boney, a computer science major mentored by Allison Coffin
     
  • Successful Defense: Dr. Tyler Bland

    Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Bland for his successful Ph.D. defense!
  • Successful Defense: Dr. Alexis Mickelson

    Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Mickelson for her successful Ph.D. defense!
  • Potheads don’t stress easily, say WSU researchers

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