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Dr. Noelle Anastasio from UTMB will be speaking…

Posted on: October 10th, 2018 by kdbyrd

Dr. Noelle Anastasio from UTMB will be speaking on Tuesday, Oct. 16 in room 2066 TCRC about “Serotonin:Glutamate Synergy in Substance Use Disorder Relapse-Related Behaviors.”

The Sexiest Dancers…

Posted on: September 7th, 2018 by kdbyrd

New publication:

The Sexiest Dancers have Brain and Brawn, but small Stages may Force Style Changes for Weighty Dancers

Check out Brain Storm

Posted on: February 14th, 2018 by dasarcia

Please check out the neuroscience blog called Brain Storm at this link….

View Facebook Page For Other Important Information

Posted on: April 26th, 2017 by dasarcia

For any talks and other event information please look at our facebook page

Jessica Cucinello Wins

Posted on: April 10th, 2017 by dasarcia
Join me in congratulating Jessica Cucinello!  She won the Outstanding Poster Award at UMMC’s Neuroscience Research Day in Jackson on April 7th. Jessica is a senior Psychology major/Neuroscience minor working with
Dr. Kenneth Sufka.

Brain Awareness Week at the University of Mississippi

Posted on: April 4th, 2017 by dasarcia

Your Brain on Magic: The Neuroscience of Illusion


Have you ever been fooled by a magic trick? Know why? Come and find out from an expert neuroscientist. Dr. Martinez-Conde will show you what the Neuroscience of magic reveals about our everyday deceptions. She has recently published a book, Sleights of Mind, and was featured in the PBS documentary Magic and the Brain.


Presented by:

Susana Martinez-Conde, Ph. D.

Directory of the Laboratory of Integrative Neuroscience

State University of New York


When and where:

Wednesday, April 12th, 4:00p,

Lamar Hall (Room 126)

University of Mississippi- Oxford Campus


The Center of Research Excellence in Natural Products in Neuroscience invites you to attend The 2017 Distinguished Lecture entitled: THE EFFECTS OF BERRY FRUIT ON INFLAMMATION AND COGNITION IN THE AGING BRAIN

Posted on: April 4th, 2017 by dasarcia

Dr. Ashpole wanted to extend an invitation for a neuroscience speaker she is hosting this Thursday, April 6th. Barbara Shukitt-Hale will give the 2017 Distinguished Lecture for the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence-Natural Products in Neuroscience in the School of Pharmacy. Her work focuses on the effects of berry intake on cognition. It will be 10:00am in the Thad Cochran Research Center Room 2066.

Neuroscience Minor Classes Offered Fall 2017-2018

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by dasarcia
Bisc 512 Animal Behavior
Bisc 327 Introductory Neuroscience
Bisc 579 Sec 1: Epigenetics and the Brain
Bisc 330 Introductory Physiology
CSD 505 Neurophysiology of Communication
El E 313 Physiology for Biomedical Engineering
ES 338 Motor Control and Learning
ES 344 Aging in the 21st Century
ES 512 Foundations of Biomechanics
MEDC 416 Intro to the Principles of Medicinal Chemistry I
PSY 309 Learning and Behavior
Psy 319 Brain and Behavior
PSY 326 Sensation and Perception
PSY 505 Conditioning and Learning

Research Showcase

Posted on: March 29th, 2017 by dasarcia

3rd Annual Research Showcase: Presentations by Students and Staff Interested in Neuroscience and Related Disciplines

Hosted by the Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor and Department of Biology

Thad Cochran Research Center: Poster Session Centennial Auditorium Atrium 10am -5 pm, Speaker Series Room 1044 2-5 pm

Special Guest Speakers

Dr. Cameron Buckner, Can Animals Understand That Others Have Minds? Putting Psychology, Biology, and Philosophy Back Together Again.

Dr. Kenneth Catania, The Shocking Abilities of Electric Eels.

Refresments Served

Come learn about opportunities in neuroscience and speak with our invited guest.

Contact: Lainy Day,

MAS Conference

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017 by dasarcia

Here are some pictures from the MAS conference this past weekend.

Both Mary Harvey and John Aaron Howell were selected for presentation of their posters to the Millsaps-HHMI Undergraduate Symposium. This symposium is for only the top 20% of abstracts submitted to MAS. Also, John Aaron’s poster was: Egg Laying Male Has Androgynous Song System and Plumage Coloration

John Aaron Howell, Lainy Day. Department of Biology, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS.