Behavioral Neuroscience

The Behavioral Neuroscience Program will participate in Back 2 Bellingham in May. B2B events include an open house as well as our inaugural WWU Behavioral Neuroscience Reunion. Our complete B2B itinerary can be found here. Alumni...we hope to see you there!

Behavioral Neuroscience (BNS) is the study of how nervous system structure and function produces normal and abnormal behavior.

This interdisciplinary program combines courses offered through the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology.

The BNS curriculum, combined with an emphasis on undergraduate involvement in research, provides students with the specialized preparation and technical sophistication critical for success in post-graduate training programs and entry-level biomedical research positions.


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Our Open House was a Success

Open House

Thank you to all the volunteers who
helped out at our open house!

News and Events

BNS student, Kristin Maris, named NSCAA Scholar All-American

Jackie Rose's students have research published

Jeff Grimm's students have research published

Kelly Jantzen was awarded $197,530 from NSF to acquire a transcranial magnetic stimulator

Jeff Carroll was awarded a "New Pathways" grant totaling $135,000 from the Huntington Society of Canada to study hepatic dysfunction in HD

Jeff Carroll talks in Boston about HDBuzz and patient engagement

Jeff Grimm has a new publication in the journal PLoS One

Dr. Jeff Carroll and Dr. Ed Wild (UCL) were awarded the "Michael Wright Community Leadership Award" from the Huntington Society of Canada.

Kelly Jantzen has a new publication in the journal Neuroimage.

Janet Finlay elected to a 3 year term on Neuroscience Dept and Programs Committee

Dr. Jeff Grimm was awarded $386,731 from NIH to support his research on the molecular neurobiology of craving.

Dr. Janet Finlay was awarded $372,735 from NIH to support her research on the neurobiology of schizophrenia

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