Embracing Darwinian beekeeping may help honeybee colonies survive. According to Tom Seeley, Horace White Professor in Biology, “If you let an animal live naturally, it is able to use its full toolbox and set of skills to survive and reproduce, but when you take any kind of animal and you force it ...Read More
Our traditional strengths in research and teaching, combined with the recent hires of exciting new faculty members, have positioned NBB as a leader in the emerging science of the brain.
Webs from Orb-weaving spiders pick up sounds from there webs. Ron Hoy, Dr. David and Dorothy Joslovitz Merksamer Professor of Biological Science says "We’re talking about quite a spectacular web. It’s this wheel-shaped web that is around upstate New York…if you walk through any field, you’ve either ...Read More
“My focus is on how an animal’s mother can impact a wide range of outcomes: in childhood, adulthood, and even between generations."Read More
Woody Harrelson writes a poem about his doppleganger, who happens to be a baby. Dr. Michael Sheehan, Nancy and Peter Meinig Family Investigator in the Life Sciences, Assistant Professor from Cornell University in 2015 speaking to Live Sciences is quoted as saying, "There is only so much genetic div...Read More
The discovery has implications for psychiatric disorders, particularly depression and anxiety.Read More
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.Read More
Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz, PhD from Neurobiology and Behavior has won the 2022 Freedman Prizewinner for Exceptional Basic Research.Read More
Support NBB: Graduate Student Research Fund
Alumni and Faculty have teamed up to establish an endowment that will have a lasting impact on graduate student research in Neurobiology and Behavior. This endowment generates funds devoted exclusively to supporting our in-house program of Research Grants for graduate students, and we need your help to grow it.
Recent NBB Publications
- Tejapratap Bollu, Brendan S. Ito, Samuel C. Whitehead, Brian Kardon, James Redd, Mei Hong Liu, Jesse Goldberg: Cortex-dependent corrections as the tongue reaches for and misses targets. Nature. 19 May 2021. doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03561-9
- Christopher M. Jernigan, Natalie C. Zaba, Michael J. Sheehan: Age and social experience induced plasticity across brain regions of the paper wasp Polistes fuscatus. BIOLOGY LETTERS. 14 April 2021. doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2021.0073
- Frank R. Castelli, Mark A. Sarvary: Why students do not turn on their video cameras during online classes and an equitable and inclusive plan to encourage them to do so.
Ecology and Evolution (2021). doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7123
- Jay A. Stafstrom, Gil Menda, Eyal I. Nitzany, Eileen A. Hebets, Ronald R. Hoy: Ogre-Faced, Net-Casting Spiders Use Auditory Cues to Detect Airborne Prey. Current Biology (2020). doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.09.048