Behavior and the Nervous System
Research in neuroscience and animal behavior is integrated into the BFB curriculum from early coursework in the major, to collaborative research experiences in small teams of students, to long-term student/faculty collaboration on federally-funded research project. Neuroscience and Animal Behavior students at F&M often serve as coauthors on publications and/or present their research at national meetings of professional societies in neuroscience, biology, psychology, and animal behavior (e.g., The Society for Neuroscience, The American Psychological Association; see below for additional details).
Senior neuroscience major Beta Cai, from Shanghai, spent his summer conducting biomedical research in the pharmacology department at the University of Illinois-Chicago. We asked him to tell us more...Read More
What does an F&M student do during the summer? Six students shared how donor funding empowered them to seek summer experiences that are enriching their academic journeys.Read More