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Jonathan Brown, Professor of Biology The National Science Foundation has funded, "Evolution of Color Variation in Hawaiian Damselflies: Causal Links for an Ecological Selection Hypothesis," as part of its Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions program (DEB...
Pioneering Neuroscience Journal Frequency:  Annually Unit:  Neuroscience Contact Person:  Clark Lindgren The Grinnell Journal of Neurophysiology The articles collected in these volumes represent original contributions to the field of neuroscience by students in Biology 150:...
Neuroscience Journals On-line Science Magazine Online The Journal of Neuroscience Online Nature Neuron Nature Neuroscience Journal of Neurophysiology Neuroscience Links WWW Virtual Library: Biosciences - Neurobiology Sheep Brain Tutorial, as used in Psychology 246 NEURON,...

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Are you interested in learning more about a healthy, active lifestyle and about rehabilitation? Two free public talks on the research and practice of movement science, with a specific focus on physical therapy, are part of the Inaugural Meeting of the Pre-Physical Therapy...
  Grinnellians in Neuroscience: Foundations, Future, and Fallacies, a 200-level neuroscience course, celebrated Brain Week 2013 with Grinnell Middle School students. The students hosted them at the college and lead them through neuroscience-related activities such as: Seeing how...
Clark Lindgren, Patricia A. Johnson Professor of Neuroscience and professor of biology, has been selected as the 2015 Iowa Professor of the Year. The U.S. Professors of the Year Awards Program honors excellence in undergraduate instruction, recognizing professors who profoundly...
  ABSTRACT The aim of this experiment was to explore the effects of the neuropeptide FMRFamide (FMRFa) on the crayfish neuromuscular junction (CNJ). In previous experiments, DF2, a FMRFa-like peptide, has been shown to increase neurotransmitter (NT) release at the CNJ. We...
Students are working as neuroscientists in Clark Lingren’s The Language of Neurons, an introduction to biology course. In 2000, Grinnell College turned the biology curriculum upside down, involving entry-level biology students in cutting-edge research and offering a unique,...

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As a neuroscience concentrator, you use methods and theories spanning disciplines from biochemistry to psychology to investigate the function of the nervous system. You can participate in an annual neuroscience retreat, middle school outreach, and a capstone seminar, along with...

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