Neuroscience News


Scientific wonder to perform at Lycoming

The Lycoming College Music Department will present “Neuroscience Meets a Musical Brain,” an event that will feature a performance by world-renowned ragtime pianist and scientific wonder Robert Milne along with a lecture by Kerstin Bettermann, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of neurology at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, about her studies of Milne’s brain function. The event will be held Tuesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. in Clarke Chapel and is free and open to the public. While on campus, Milne also will conduct a master class with Lycoming music students.

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Biology major receives neuroscience award

Lycoming College student Lauren Robertson, a senior biology major from Hanover, recently won a Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience travel award to present her work at the national Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego, Calif., in October. The $750 award covers travel and meeting expenses.

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Psychology faculty, students present research about alcoholism

Members of the Lycoming College psychology department presented their research at the 2013 Research Society on Alcoholism national meeting held June 22-26 in Orlando, Fla.

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Students attend neuroscience conference

Members of the Lycoming College biology and psychology departments presented their research at the joint 2013 Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges-Lehigh Valley Society for Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Conference for Psychology, Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind, held April 20 at Muhlenberg College.

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New academic minor in neuroscience begins in fall

Lycoming College will introduce a new interdisciplinary minor in neuroscience beginning in fall 2013.

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Psychology students conduct behavioral neuroscience research

Lycoming College students in Dr. Rebecca Gilbertson's biological psychology class are getting hands-on lab experience thanks to a grant from the George I. Alden Trust. The grant money was used to update the laboratory space and buy new equipment so students can conduct behavioral neuroscience research.

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Physics and psychology departments enhanced through grant

Lycoming College students studying physics and psychology are getting a more in-depth learning experience thanks to new instruments and updated laboratories that have been made possible through a grant from the George I. Alden Trust in Worcester, Mass.

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