Jan 07 2013


SYNAPSE will be held in conjunction with SENC at USC Columbia on March 23 and 24th. Conference details can be found at the following website:



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Sep 19 2012


Neuropalooza has been scheduled for Friday, October 26 from 2-5 pm at the New Science Center at CofC. Dr. Christina Williams from Duke University will be the keynote speaker. Her talk will focus on nutritional and hormonal regulation of brain and behavior development. MUSC and CofC student and post-doc talks and posters will also be featured at the symposium.

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Apr 26 2012

Congratulations to our 2012 Graduating Neuroscience Minors

Sonam  Bhimbra

Kyle Brown

Kayla (Paige) Brubacher

Meghin Gilstrap

Sarah Grothouse

Bashir Hamidi

Will Hendricks (Departmental Honors in Biology)

Stephanie Johnson

Kelly Knecht

Alexandra Koutsos

Caroline Newman (Honors College, Departmental Top Honors, William Aiken Fellow, Bishop Robert Smith Award, Alumni Medal, John Lewis Gervais Jr. Award, Phi Kappa Phi Merit Award, Outstanding Student in Psychology Award)

Kaushal Patel (Departmental Honors in Biology)

Kimberly Pomerantz

Guilherme Porto (Honors College, Departmental Honors in Biology)

Matthew Sherrier (Outstanding Student in Psychology)

Zachary Taylor

Nakul Thakore (Departmental Honors in Biology)

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Apr 26 2012

Congratulations to our Neuroscience Alumni, Brandon Mizroch and Steven Green on their recent publication!

Pava MJ, Blake EM, Green ST, Mizroch BJ, Mulholland PJ, Woodward JJ.

Tolerance to cannabinoid-induced behaviors in mice treated

chronically with ethanol. Psychopharmacology (Berl).

2012 Jan;219(1):137-47. Epub 2011 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 21701813;

PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3249519.

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Nov 30 2011

Neuroscience Minor’s Senior Research in Neuropharmacology Journal

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Congratulations to Lauren Ramsey ’11 on the publication of her undergraduate research as part of a new publication in Neuropharmacology.

Reichel CM, Ramsey LA, Schwendt M, McGinty JF, See RE. (2011) Methamphetamine-induced changes in the object recognition memory circuit.Neuropharmacology

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Nov 08 2011

Meghin Gilstrap and Kyle Brown Win Awards

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Neuroscience Minors made out well at MUSC’s Student Research Day. Meghin Gilstrap received first place for her poster in the Undergraduate Division. Kyle Brown took first place for his oral presentation at the same event. They will also be presenting their work at the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience Poster Session at the Society for Neuroscience meeting this coming weekend. Congratulations Meghin and Kyle!

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Aug 08 2011

Study Neuroscience Abroad in Germany

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The Program in Neuroscience’s Study Abroad Program in Germany will be offered again next summer.  Look for more information about the upcoming 2012 class by email and on Facebook.  In the meantime see what this past summer’s students did in Munich and Berlin.

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May 14 2011

Our 2011 Graduating Minors

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Congratulations to our newest class of Neuroscience Minors.

John Bunting (Biology)

Margaret Diamond (Psychology)

Madison Hohman (Math/Chemistry)

Christine Holly (Psychology)

Corey Hopkins (Psychology)

Elise Maggioncalda (Biology)

Elisabeth Obert (Biology)

Katelyn Ogburn (Biology)

Lauren Ramsey (Biology)

Joseph Secor-Taddia (Biology)

Andrea Smith (Biology)

Cody Weidenthaler (Biology/Psychology)

Jack Wilson (Biology/Psychology)

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Apr 14 2011


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Our graduating Neuroscience Minors traveled to Wake Forest University to attend the Symposium for Young Neuroscientists and Professors of the SouthEast.  Our students presented 11 posters and gave 2 talks at the conference.  Lauren Ramsey and Maggie Diamond both received $200 competitive travel awards to present their Bachelor’s Essay research in the student platform session.  Congratulations, Lauren and Maggie.  Next year the Neuroscience Program will be taking our students to Francis Marion University for SYNAPSE 2012.


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Mar 02 2011

Fall Specialized Electives

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The Departments of Physics & Biology offer each fall semester the interdisciplinary class PHYS296/BIOL396 in Biophysical Modeling of Excitable Cells. This class counts as a Specialized Elective for the Neuroscience Minor, or could be used towards Physics BS/BA, or Biology BS/BA, or for the newly implemented Biomedical Physics Minor.  Please consider registering for this exciting interdisciplinary offering. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Sorinel Oprisan.

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