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Recent Lab News

Nov. 2015: Congratulations to Karen Jr. for winning the first place poster prize at the LSU BioGrads Symposium!  Welcome to undergraduate researcher Ashley Augustus!

Oct. 2015: New paper on the role of the lateral line system during territorial behaviors is featured "Inside JEB"!

Oct. 2015: Karen Jr. presents a poster on her research at the Society for Social Neuroscience meeting in Chicago - nice work!

Sept. 2015: Julie gives her 7921 seminar - great job!

Sept. 2015: Welcome to the new undergraduate researchers Josh, Thomas, and Maddy! and to new Senior Research Associate Alex Nikonov!

Aug. 2015: The lab receives funding from the National Science Foundation for 2 proposals to study 1) multimodal social signals and 2) neural mecahanisms of maternal care (in collaboration with S. Renn, Reed College).

Aug. 2015: Congrats to Julie for having her first paper accepted by Journal of Experimental Biology!

Aug. 2015: Welcome to new PhD student Whitney Walkowski and new Research Associate David Roberts!

July 2015: Kara and Charles present their HHMI research projects at the LSU SURF symposium - Great job!

June 2015: Danielle successfully defends her Master's Thesis - congrats!  Julie is off to spend 8 weeks at the Neural Systems & Behavior course in Woods Hole.

May 2015: Congrats to the graduating seniors Lloyd and Haley!

Apr. 2015: Check out the pubs page for some recent papers. Undergrad researcher Daniel Vilchez joins the team - Welcome!




































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Neural Mechanisms of Behavior • Hormones and Sensory Processing • Sensory, Behavioral and Neural Plasticity

Last updated: 11/10/2015