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Lab News

Yvonne inducted into Georgia State University's Nu Rho Psi Beta chapter
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Hannah is awarded Chateaubriand PhD Fellowship
Yvonne wins 2nd place for Best Poster Presentation in the Advanced Group at the Brains and Behavior Summer Research Symposium
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Hannah wins Center for the Advancement of Students and Alumni Best Mentor in STEM Award
December 2022
Hannah wins Molecular Basis of Disease Retreat Best Poster Presentation Award
August 2022
Kharli wins Outstanding Neuroscience Undergraduate Award
March 2022
Jennifer wins Outstanding Graduate Service Award
March 2022
Laura defends her dissertation 
Lab alumni, Nicole and Kenji, start medical school
July 2021
Hannah is appointed as a Molecular Basis of Disease Fellow
Laura wins Outstanding Doctoral Scholar Award
March 2021
Alexandra and Nancy find that an early birth can trigger cell death in the mouse brain (February 2020)
Carla and Laura find highest expression of methylation and demethylation enzymes early in life (February 2020)
Laura and Carla find that the neonatal inhibition of epigenetic marks disrupts masculinization of particular types of neurons (January 2020)
Aviva is awarded a Nu Rho Psi Undergraduate Research Grant
May 2020
Ilona wins second place at the Natural and Computational Sciences Poster session at GSU's Undergraduate Research Conference
April 2020
Laura is awarded "2020 Outstanding Graduate Student Service Award"
April 2020
Yarely earns her doctorate degree in Neuroscience
March 2020
Nancy and Alexandra are awarded an NSF grant to study the effects of the microbiota on brain development
February 2020
The Forger Lab meets Nobel Laurate Eric Kandel at SFN!
October 2019
Aviva wins best poster at the 2019 Summer Research Symposium presented by Brains & Behavior and CASA (GSU) and at the Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference at the University of North Georgia.
August,October 2019
Nicole Peters and Christopher Fields earn their doctorates degree in Neuroscience 
Summer 2019
Carla is awarded an International Brain Research Organization Award
November 2018
Laura is awarded Honeycutt Fellowship
October 2018
Laura is awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
March 2017


Geert de Vries talks about handling sex differences in medicine relating to neuropeptides.

Krishna discusses her project on the microbiota and the brain. Featured by GSU's undergraduate research group.

Morgan Mosley talks about the role of DNA methylation in sexual differentiation. Featured by the Endocrine Society.

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