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We are looking for new motivated M.S. or 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

June 2020: Congrats to Evan for receiving a summer research grant from LSU Discover!

May 2020: Big congratulations to our graduating seniors - Mark, Ian, Erandi, Ross & Adam!

May 2020: Congrats to Ian for receiving the Ogden Honors College Outstanding Thesis Award! & Karen receives an LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award!

Feb. 2020: Julie receives the LSU Alumni Association Distinguished Dissertation Award in STEM - congrats!  Karen gives a seminar in the Biology Dept. at Brigham Young University - Utah.

Jan. 2020: Welcome to new undergrad researchers Jonathan, Hyerin, and Tabitha!

Jan. 2020: Lab members present their research at the annual SICB conference in Austin, TX. - great job Chase, Mark, Julie, Rose, and Teisha!

Dec. 2019: Congratulations to our graduates - Cy and Dr. Julie Butler!

Aug. 2019: Welcome to new undergrad researchers Braden, Ava, and Ross!  and to Chase in his new role as grad student!

July 2019: Karen presents a poster at the Neuroethology GRC, and is a discussion leader for the GRS.

July 2019: Congrats to Saachi for receiving a research grant-in-aid from the LSU Chapter of Sigma Xi!  Karen attends the Neuroethology GRS and presents a poster at the GRC.

May 2019: Congrats to Chase for his Outstanding Thesis Award from the Honor's College! Welcome to some new undergrad lab members: Erandi, Ganga, and Evan.

May 2019: Congratulations to our graduating undergrad researchers Chase, Sarah, Brandon, and Ainsley! All are headed to either Medical or Graduate School Programs!



































































































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Last updated: 6/12/2020