Skip Navigation

Skip to Main Content

David S. Olton Program in Behavioral Biology

News and Upcoming Events:  SEPTEMBER 8th – SEPTEMBER 12th

 

NU RHO PSI – FIRST GENERAL MEETING

Do you have an interest in Neuroscience and want to be more involved in the Program?

Please stop by the first Nu Rho Psi General Body Meeting TONIGHT at 9:00 pm in Hodson 210.

Pizza will be provided.

PRACTICUM ORIENATIONS

Participating in a Practicum this semester – KEEN, MNF or HopKids???

You MUST ATTEND the mandatory Orientation THIS WEEK to participate.

MNF – Tuesday, September 9th  – 8:00 – 9:00 am (Dunning 414)

HOPKids – Wednesday, September 10th - 8:00 – 9:00 am (Dunning 414)

KEEN – Thursday, September 11th - 8:00 – 9:00 am (Dunning 414)

A lite breakfast will be provided at all Orientation sessions.

BRAIN NIGHT

Never been to a Brain Night Talk?  What are you waiting for?  Some of best researchers in the world – who just happen to be here at Hopkins – talk about their work. 

Speaker:  Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Co-Director, Johns Hopkins Brain Science Institute

Topic:  “Receptors, Synapses and Memory”.

When:  Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

5:00pm Reception, 5:30pm Lecture

Mountcastle Auditorium, PCTB (PreClinical Teaching Building)

725 N. Wolfe Street, East Baltimore Campus

BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY

T-SHIRT CONTEST

Behavioral Biology Annual T-Shirt Contest starts TODAY!!!

Please get creative and submit your best BB t-shirt for the coming 2014-2015 year! The winner will be announced at the Annual Holiday Social in December.

Here was last year’s winning design by Hope Lundberg.

Contest Rules

Submission deadline date – Friday, September 26th

NEUROSCIENCE ALUM TO TALK ABOUT DENTISTRY

Mindy Gil, JHU '06 and Harvard School of Dental Medicine '11, will give a talk on Thursday, Sept. 11, about her experiences leading up to and during dental school, and her current dental residency at Harvard.

Time:  noon to 1 p.m.

Place:  Mason Hall Alumni Board Room

FALL TRAVEL GRANTS

for

SFN IN WASHINGTON DC

SFN will be held in Washington DC on November 15-19 and the Programs will be awarding travel grants for this event. Please fill out the form attached if you are interested in receiving travel grant money. You will not be reimbursed until after you fill out a brief survey that will be sent to you the week of SFN.

Please fill out the Grant form  and bring it to the Program Office and see Laurie Troyer to register for SFN.

IMPORTANT:  Please have your unofficial transcript and your CV on a flash drive when you come to the office.

DAVID S. OLTON RESEARCH AWARD

The David S. Olton Award is given on an annual basis to undergraduates engaged in any area of the biology of behavior broadly defined. Students of any major may apply for the award though Behavioral Biology, Neuroscience, and Psychology majors are especially encouraged to do so. The award is designed to help students who would otherwise be unable to complete research projects due to financial limitations and may be used to supplement stipends or to address equipment costs.

Application Information here

Deadline Date: October 15th

REGISTRAR’S OFFICE

Last day to add a class is
September 12th

INTERSESSION FIELD EXPERIENCE - ECUADOR 

Interested in studying in Ecuador & Galapagos during Intersession???

There are funds set aside to supplement a few students so send your application in today!

The application deadline is October 1st.

Please contact the Study Abroad Office if you are interested.

PURA AWARDS –
APPLY NOW

The PURA program offers Johns Hopkins University students unique opportunities to conduct undergraduate research. Application deadline is October 15th.

More information

NEUROSCIENCE & BEHAVIORAL BIOLOGY LINKEDIN PAGE

We currently have 45 members and are still growing.   Join our LinkedIn page today and identify which geographical sub-group you fall into.

CONFERENCE ROOM

The Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Conference Room, located in 414 Dunning Hall, is open for your gathering & studying pleasure.

View the availability of the Conference Room for the week can be found on the website. We will also be posting a sign on the door when the room is in use. You can also review the Dunning Conference Room user's policy on the website.

COMMENT/SUGGESTION BOX

Do you have any comments or suggestions that might make the program better? Would you like to see different snacks in the Conference Room?

Visit the comment box link and make your thoughts known anonymously.

 

ERROR : An error occurred when performing a file operation read on file e:\webroot\Web\sitesjhu\www/sebindoc/e/j/google-analytics-behavbiology.html.