Neuroscience Minor at UNCA

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04/09/2020

More good news today! UNCA Neuro Alum Jason Smith was just accepted to John's Hopkins University's ScM program in Epidemiology. So proud of you!!

04/09/2020

Happy to announce our Neuroscience student, Nikki Kanekamedala was just accepted to Drexel University’s Master's in Public Health program. We are so proud of you!

Delightful surprise visit with UNCA Neuro Alum Jack Sherman, who is pursuing his PhD in Neuroscience at Boston Universit...
03/11/2020

Delightful surprise visit with UNCA Neuro Alum Jack Sherman, who is pursuing his PhD in Neuroscience at Boston University. We are so proud of you, Jack!

03/01/2020
Sarah Luca UNCA video

Neuro Alum Sarah Luca advises, "get comfortable with being uncomfortable." Sarah is in her first year as a PhD student in Applied Mathematics at the University of Arizona. Way to go!

Don't forget Dr. Foo's talk on Neuroscience and Meditation today, as well as the big event next week with Dr. Davidson! ...
02/04/2020
UNCA Presents Lecture on Meditation - The Laurel of Asheville

Don't forget Dr. Foo's talk on Neuroscience and Meditation today, as well as the big event next week with Dr. Davidson! Hope you can attend.

https://thelaurelofasheville.com/lifestyle/wellness/unca-presents-lecture-on-meditation/

University of North Carolina Asheville (UNC Asheville) hosts a free public lecture by Richard J. Davidson, Ph.D., world-renowned neuroscientist and co-author of Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, at UNC Asheville’s...

Dr. Foo and Dr. Batada featured in the Mountain Xpress discussing Davidson's concept of "mental hygiene," and his upcomi...
02/01/2020
Mental hygiene: Meditation as self-care

Dr. Foo and Dr. Batada featured in the Mountain Xpress discussing Davidson's concept of "mental hygiene," and his upcoming visit at UNCA.

https://mountainx.com/living/mental-hygiene-meditation-as-self-care/

Neuroscientist Richard Davidson's research on the effects of meditation on brain function made waves when it was released in 2002 — and the work continues to drive growing interest in meditative practices. He'll deliver talks at UNC Asheville on Thursday, Feb. 13, and Friday, Feb. 14, both free an...

01/31/2020
Nauert video

Neuroscience Alum Elliot Nauert reflects on his time at UNCA.

Many activities on Meditation and Neuroscience coming up, including Dr. Foo's Feb 4 lecture, and Dr. Davidson's Feb 13 t...
01/28/2020

Many activities on Meditation and Neuroscience coming up, including Dr. Foo's Feb 4 lecture, and Dr. Davidson's Feb 13 talk and master class the following day. All events are free and open to the public. Hope you can attend!

Dr. Foo and his son Everett getting some hands-on time with a cast of an Early Modern Human skull at the Smithsonian Mus...
10/31/2019

Dr. Foo and his son Everett getting some hands-on time with a cast of an Early Modern Human skull at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. What a joy to experience!

Great guest lecture today by UNCA student-athlete alum Lauren Edgerton, who is now a Clinical Case Manager/Mental Health...
10/17/2019

Great guest lecture today by UNCA student-athlete alum Lauren Edgerton, who is now a Clinical Case Manager/Mental Health Clinician at Methodist Home for Children. Thank you Lauren for taking the time to return and give back to our students!

09/30/2019
Dr. Buckner alumni video

Today's Alum is Dr. Jeannie Buckner, who graduated from MUSC's Med School this year, and is now an Orthopaedic resident in Jacksonville, FL. Way to go, Dr. J!!

09/13/2019

For today's Alumni video we feature Keith Chichester, a Clinical Psychology Doctoral student at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

09/07/2019

Today we feature UNCA Neuroscience Alum Tessa Frank (2016), who is pursuing her PhD at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Sagittal Section revealing a medial view of the human brain
08/31/2019

Sagittal Section revealing a medial view of the human brain

08/29/2019
Willoughby Interview

Emily Willoughby speaks about her experiences at UNCA's Neuroscience and Psychology program.

08/29/2019

As part of our new "Alumni Voices" program, today we feature Emily Willoughby (2016) who is completing her PhD at the University of Minnesota, and just had a major article published in Molecular Psychiatry (see https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-019-0494-1). We are so proud of you, Emily!

08/22/2019

The Neuroscience Program will be hosting a mixer on Aug 27, 12-1 in the RRO Atrium for interested students. Please RSVP to [email protected] to attend. We hope to see you all there!

07/29/2019

We couldn’t be prouder! JJ Morrow, our first Neuroscience PhD student is defending his dissertation at the University of Arizona on Tuesday, and has already accepted a job (as has his wife, and UNCA Neuro Alum -Clair) in Oregon. Wish him luck! We are so looking forward to addressing him as “Dr. Morrow!”

https://www.unca.edu/events-and-news/event/bryan-stevenson-public-lecture/?fbclid=IwAR0z3pLYGJAHoy_WmozUsZ7xo9Q8K9YfDI9_...
04/25/2019
Public Lecture by Bryan Stevenson, Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative - News And Events | UNC Asheville

https://www.unca.edu/events-and-news/event/bryan-stevenson-public-lecture/?fbclid=IwAR0z3pLYGJAHoy_WmozUsZ7xo9Q8K9YfDI9_Ru48TqXpJMAFjh74CQ6LG20

Bryan Stevenson, the attorney, activist and best-selling author who led the team that created the first national memorial to victims of lynching, will speak at UNC Asheville’s Kimmel Arena at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The talk is free and open to everyone, with suppor...

Students from Dr Foo’s lab presenting their talks and posters at today’s UNCA research symposium.  Excellent job, guys!
04/23/2019

Students from Dr Foo’s lab presenting their talks and posters at today’s UNCA research symposium. Excellent job, guys!

Students from Dr Neelon’s lab presenting their work at the 2019 SYNAPSE conference in High Point, NC earlier this month....
04/23/2019

Students from Dr Neelon’s lab presenting their work at the 2019 SYNAPSE conference in High Point, NC earlier this month. Way to go!

Wonderful poster presentations from Dr Kaur’s Neurodegenerative Diseases course at today’s UNCA research symposium. Grea...
04/23/2019

Wonderful poster presentations from Dr Kaur’s Neurodegenerative Diseases course at today’s UNCA research symposium. Great job, all!

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Sarah Luca, who was just accepted to a PhD program at the University of Arizona! We are so...
04/23/2019

Congratulations to Neuro Alum Sarah Luca, who was just accepted to a PhD program at the University of Arizona! We are so proud of you! Safe travels to you and your puppy, Isis!

03/16/2019

Our UNCA Neuro Alum Jeannie Buckner just got accepted to her Orthopaedic Residency at Jacksonville Florida! We are not surprised (if you know Jeannie), but terribly proud of her still!! Way to go!

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