Sex-changing fish exhibit differences in androgen receptor (AR) expression in muscles that are highly sensitive to androgens (male sex hormones) and essential for male courtship behavior, according to a Georgia State University study.
Androgen signaling is a critical regulator of male-typical reproductive behavior in vertebrates. This study found androgen receptor expression is also important… more »
Scientists at Georgia State University have rewired the neural circuit of one species and given it the connections of another species to test a hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits and behavior.
Neurons are connected to each other to form networks that underlie behaviors. Drs. Akira Sakurai and Paul Katz of Georgia State’s… more »
ATLANTA—A Georgia State University researcher, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Florida State University, has received a five-year, $7.7 million federal grant to study the consequences of West Nile and Zika virus infections on the human central nervous system.
The three-part study is funded by the National Institute of Allergy… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Eric Gaucher will join Georgia State as Professor and Director of Biology as of July 1, 2017. Gaucher is currently Professor and Associate Chair of Research in the School of Biological Sciences at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Gaucher brings strong credentials to the… more »
Belcher, Diane (2017). Recent developments in ESP theory and research: Enhancing critical reflection and learner autonomy through technology and other means. In N. Stojkovic, M. Tosic & V. Nejkovic (Eds.), Synergies of English for specific purposes and language learning technologies (pp. 2-19). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Schoars.
Global climate change may produce an environment in the southeastern United States that could foster dangerous extreme heat events, more high-ozone pollution days in urban areas, and the potential for the growth of tropical diseases by the mid-21st century, Georgia State University researchers have projected.
The research was published in the Public Library of… more »
The College of Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn McClymond, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Faculty Development, and that Dr. Daniel Deocampo, Professor and Chair of Geosciences, has accepted the Associate Dean for Faculty Evaluation position, which will be reconstituted as the… more »
Angelica Guilbeaux, an alumna of Georgia State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to South Korea as an English teaching assistant, the U.S. Department of State and the F. William Fulbright Scholarship Board have announced.
Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected based on academic and professional achievement as well as a… more »