Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Early resource scarcity causes lasting changes in motivated behavior

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

7745 MS II
Virtual via Zoom

Held as part of the MIP Seminar Series, this lecture features Debra Bangasser, Ph.D., Associate Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience, Georgia State University.

Passcode: MIPseminar (case sensitive)

Psychiatric disorders occur at different rates and present differently in men and women. Yet, these disorders share stress as a contributing factor. Dr. Debra Bangasser uses techniques from behavioral neuroscience, neuroendocrinology, and molecular neuroscience to investigate how sex differences in stress responses bias males and females towards different pathology.

Debra Bangasser, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Neuroscience Institute
Georgia State University

Dr. Bangasser has authored numerous publications in top journals including PNAS, Biological Psychiatry, and Nature Neuroscience. She is a member of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Society for Neuroscience, International Behavioral Neuroscience Society, Organization for the Study of Sex Differences, and the Society for Behavioral Neuroendocrinology. Her research is funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the National Institute of Mental Health.