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We are looking for new motivated PhD students to join our team! - to work on neural basis of behaviors and sensory biology. Send letter of interest and CV to kmaruska@lsu.edu

Aug. 2017: Great job by summer LBRN student Chris presenting his work on effects of maternal care and energetics on neural activation at the SURF symposium!

July 2017: Julie presents her research on tachykinin expression in the cichlid brain at the SBN meeting in CA.

May 2017: Congrats to our graduated seniors Daniel & Kara! Welcome to some new undergrad researchers - Chase, Austin, Adam, & Hannah, and LBRN summer student Chris! Congrats to Julie for receiving a travel award to attend SBN meeting!

Apr. 2017: Awesome representation by lab members at LSU BioGrads symposium, taking 2 of the top 3 poster awards!

Apr. 2017: Excellent job by Sarah and Daniel presenting their work at the LSU Discover Day undergraduate research symposium!

Mar. 2017: Julie makes it to the finals in the Regional 3 min. thesis competition! Welcome to new undergrad researcher Tyler!

Feb. 2017: Burt's Blog is up and running! - check it out for awesome posts on research from the perspective of a fish named Burt!

Feb. 2017: Karen M. gives a seminar at University of New Orleans, and is interviewed for "The Cichlid Stage" blog.

Jan. 2017: The lab attends the SICB meeting in New Orleans. Great presentations by Karen Jr., Daniel, and Julie.































































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Last updated: 8/8/2017