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Crews Named ‘Highly Ranked Scholar’ in AUD Research

June 10, 2024

Fulton Crews, Ph.D., a John Andrews Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology and BCAS faculty member, was named a “Highly Ranked Scholar” in alcohol use disorder research by ScholarGPS. “Highly Ranked Scholars” are the most productive (measured by number of publications) authors whose works are of profound impact (measured by number of citations) and of … Read more

Morrow Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Research Society on Alcohol

May 10, 2024

Leslie Morrow, PhD, John Andrews Distinguished Professor in the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, has been recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Research Society on Alcohol (RSA). The RSA Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a person who has had a long, balanced career including contributions to alcohol research, training, service, and advocacy. Read more.

Ornelas Accepts Assistant Professor Position at the University of New Mexico

May 6, 2024

Laura Ornelas, Ph.D., will be joining the University of New Mexico in August 2024 as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Ornelas is part of an early-career research faculty cohort hired through the UNM Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program, which is funded by a NIH FIRST grant. The … Read more

Coleman and colleagues among finalists for UNC seed grant

April 2, 2024

Leon Coleman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and a member of the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, is part of a team selected as finalists for UNC’s 2024 Creativity Hubs seeding-funding competition awarded by the UNC Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Also on the team are Benjamin Vincent, Associate Professor of Hematology … Read more

Bremmer Wins RSA Doctoral Student Small Grant

April 2, 2024

Michael Bremmer, a PhD student in the Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience (BIN) program at the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and a Graduate Research Assistant in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, received a Doctoral Student Small Grant from the Research Society on Alcohol. He was one of five students nationwide to win this award … Read more

Leon Coleman to speak at Triangle SfN 2024 Conference

February 15, 2024

BCAS faculty Leon Coleman, MD, PhD, will be a featured speaker at the Triangle Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting to be held on Friday, April 26. Dr. Coleman is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology. Other speakers include Dr. Monika Williams, Dr. Guohong Cui, and keynote speaker Dr. Yarimar Carrasquillo. There will also be student presentations … Read more

Leon Coleman wins grant to co-lead undergraduate summer experience program

January 30, 2024

BCAS faculty Leon Coleman, MD, PhD, and colleagues were awarded a five-year, $675,000 grant to lead a summer undergraduate experience program promoting neuropharmacology and neurobiological disease research to be conducted by students from underrepresented groups. Others on the project include Ben Philpot, PhD, Associate Director of the Neuroscience Center, and Jonathan Schisler of the Pharmacology … Read more

BCAS Miles for Wellness Teams Recognized

December 5, 2023

Three teams of BCAS faculty, staff, postdocs, and students have been recognized for their efforts in North Carolina’s Miles for Wellness fitness challenge, a virtual, team-based walking initiative by and for the state employees of North Carolina. The BCAS Road Warriors 1 team took fifth place out of 252 teams participating, collectively trekking 5398 miles … Read more