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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

Jan. 2018: The lab attends the SICB meeting in San Francisco - 3 posters & 1 talk. Congrats to Julie for receiving honorable mention in the DNNSB presentation competition!

Dec. 2017: See some of our research highlighted "Inside JEB" and in Research Features Magazine.

Dec. 2017: Congrats to Teisha for receiving a Broadening Participation Travel Award from SICB!

Nov. 2017: Karen Jr. presents her chemosensory research at Society for Neuroscience in Washington D.C. Colleague Al Mensinger (U of Minn-Duluth) visits the lab to give our Departmental Seminar.

Oct. 2017: Colleagues Nicole Baran (GA tech) and Peter Sorensen (U of Minnesota) visit the lab to learn, share, and collaborate.

Sept. 2017: Congrats to Julie for placing in the top 3 of the LA Coastal Connections 3-min thesis Competition! Karen M. gives her tenure seminar!

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.






































































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Last updated: 1/16/2018