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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
Washington State University researchers have found evidence supporting an already popular theory: that regular cannabis users stay more relaxed in stressful situations.
Long-term cannabis use linked to muted stress response WSU study shows
A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users.
Successful Defense: Dr. Elena Skornyakov
Congratulations to Dr. Elena Skornyakov for her successful Ph.D. defense!
Dr. David Rossi Awarded NIH Research Grant
Dr. David Rossi has been awarded an NIH R01 grant entitled: "Cerebellar Contributions to Alcohol Use Disorders".
Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard Awarded NIH Research Grant
Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard has been awarded an NIH R01 entitled:"Context-induced Cocaine Relapse: Influence of Cocaine Memory Reconsolidation"
Graduate Student Jessica Higginbotham Awarded Poncin Scholarship
Graduate neuroscience student Jessica Higginbotham has been awarded the Poncin scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.
Dr. Lane Brown Awarded Grant in Collaboration with Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Lane Brown (IPN) has been awarded an NIH grant entitled: "Regulation of the intrinsic melanopsin-based light response in ipRGCs".
Jaak Panksepp, 'rat tickler' who revealed emotional lives of animals, dies at 73
Jaak Panksepp, a neuroscientist who helped reveal the emotional lives of animals by tickling rats and listening to their ultrasonic laughter died April 18 at his home in Bowling Green, Ohio.
In Memory: Dr. Jaak Panksepp
Washington State University lost a remarkable scholar, colleague, and human being when Dr. Jaak Panksepp passed away on April 18, 2017.
Undergraduate Neuroscience Student Named a Top Ten Senior for 2017
Undergraduate neuroscience student Angela Rocchi has been named a Top Ten Senior for 2017.
Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard Appointed as Chairperson of the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Study Section
IPN's Dr. Rita Fuchs Lokensgard has been appointed as Chairperson of the Neurobiology of Motivated Behavior Study Section at the NIH Center for Scientific Review.
Neuroscience Undergraduate Student Receives Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Six IPN Faculty Named Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholars
Congratulations to the IPN faculty for being named Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholars