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.
Congratulations to our 2013-2014 Outstanding Graduate Andrea Schiller and to our scholarship recipients Megan Morrison and Parker Stafford!!!
News and Events
Jeff Carroll and his colleague, Dr. Wild, were awarded the HSDA Researcher of the Year award
Jeff Grimm received the Paul J. Olscamp Research Award
BNS student, Kristin Maris, named 2013-2014 WWU female scholar athlete of the year
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