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  • WSU Shield
    09.10.2017
    Successful Defense: Dr. Tyler Bland
    Congratulations to Dr. Tyler Bland for his successful Ph.D. defense!
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    08.03.2017
    Successful Defense: Dr. Alexis Mickelson
    Congratulations to Dr. Alexis Mickelson for her successful Ph.D. defense!
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    08.01.2017
    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.
    The Spokesman-Review
  • WSU Shield
    08.01.2017
    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.
    WSU Insider
  • WSU Shield
    07.27.2017
    Successful Defense: Dr. Elena Skornyakov
    Congratulations to Dr. Elena Skornyakov for her successful Ph.D. defense!
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    07.21.2017
    Dr. David Rossi Awarded NIH Research Grant
    Dr. David Rossi has been awarded an NIH R01 grant entitled: "Cerebellar Contributions to Alcohol Use Disorders".
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    07.21.2017
    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"
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    07.21.2017
    Graduate Student Jessica Higginbotham Awarded Poncin Scholarship
    Graduate neuroscience student Jessica Higginbotham has been awarded the Poncin scholarship for the 2017-2018 school year.
    Department News - IPN
  • Lane Brown
    05.15.2017
    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".
    Department News - IPN
  • Jaak Panksepp
    04.22.2017
    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.
    The Washington Post
  • WSU Shield
    04.21.2017
    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.
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    04.12.2017
    Undergraduate Neuroscience Student Named a Top Ten Senior for 2017
    Undergraduate neuroscience student Angela Rocchi has been named a Top Ten Senior for 2017.
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    04.07.2017
    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.
    Department News - IPN
  • WSU Shield
    03.31.2017
    Neuroscience Undergraduate Student Receives Barry Goldwater Scholarship


  • WSU Shield
    03.28.2017
    Six IPN Faculty Named Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholars
    Congratulations to the IPN faculty for being named Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholars
    Department News - IPN