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Neuroscience & Behavior Program

The Neuroscience and Behavior Program at UMass Amherst is an interdepartmental graduate degree-granting academic unit that brings together faculty members from various departments to provide cutting-edge research training.


  • Luke Remage-Healey receives the Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award

    NSB faculty member Luke Remage-Healey won the 2015 Endocrine Society Early Investigator Award.  This award is given to early career investigators in recognition of their accomplishments in Endocrine Research.  Recipients receive a monetary award, one-year complimentary membership to the Society, one-year complimentary access to the Society's online journals, and public recognition of research accomplishments in the recipients' home town and various Society mediums.  Congratulations to Luke!

Colloquia and Events

Each colloquium starts at 4:00pm, preceded by refreshments from 3:30-4:00pm.

  • 2015

    Harmonic organizations of auditory cortex

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Xiaoqin Wang

    Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience and Otolaryngology
    Director, Laboratory of Auditory Neurophysiology
    Johns Hopkins University

    David Moorman

  • 2015

    Variability, modulation, and homeostasis in neurons and networks

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Eve Marder

    Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience, Brandeis University

    Luke Remage-Healey

  • 2015

    Plastic bodies in a plastic world: Multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of environmental chemicals

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Laura N. Vandenberg

    Assistant Professor, Environmenal Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst

  • 2015

    Investigating social perception via prosopagnosia

    Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

    Brad Duchaine

    Associate Professor, Dartmouth College

    Rosie Cowell