Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology

Wright State’s HAPI Lab for high school students becomes focus of national interest

The outreach program was developed to promote, enrich and inform high school students about the anatomy and physiology of the human body Continue reading

Scholarships help medical student pursue dream of research

Sabrina Metzger, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the Boonshoft School of Medicine, is searching for targeted treatments for myotonia congenita. Continue reading

Wright State to offer Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

The Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience, which will be offered beginning fall semester 2017, emphasizes how fields of science and mathematics can be applied to neuroscience. Continue reading

Breathtaking

Wright State graduate student Ryan Rakoczy’s neuroscience research takes on new meaning after premature birth of his son

Physiology and neuroscience graduate student Ryan Rakoczy hopes to develop better treatments for prematurely born infants and others with breathing ailments. Continue reading

Gala of Hope Foundation donation will help shape future of pediatric cancer research

Robert Lober, assistant professor of pediatrics at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, researches brain tumors in children. Continue reading

Feathery touch

Wright State animal behavior students study bird migration, predator evasion during research trip to Poland

The students on the trip made observations about various animal behavior experiments and produced research papers. Continue reading

Douglas W. Leaman named dean of the College of Science and Mathematics

Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo. Continue reading

Eric S. Bennett named professor and chair of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology at Wright State

Eric Bennett previously served as professor and vice chair of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology and associate dean for Ph.D. and Postdoctoral Programs at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. Continue reading

Current affair

Wright State neuroscience professors open eyes of high schoolers with electrifying lesson on neural pathways

Wright State faculty reach out to the community to promote a new undergraduate neuroscience major. Continue reading

Microscopic view

Wright State’s Hanna Gabriel manages the university’s imaging lab

Wright State’s Hanna Gabriel ’15 manages the new Microscopy Core Facility, housed in the university’s Neuroscience Engineering Collaboration Building. Continue reading