Graduate Student Research

Biomedical Sciences Department Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience Ph.D. Candidates 

 

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Deborah Joye
University of California San Diego

Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Evans

Research Topic: “Neural circuits of circadian timekeeping, with an emphasis on the role of novel neuropeptides in biological clockworks”

 

Carli Batsel
University 

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Kelsey Benton
University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN)

Mentor: Dr. Paul Gasser

Research Topic: “The role of organic cation transporter 3 (OCT3) in regulating monoaminergic signaling”

 

Aaron Caccamise
University at Buffalo

Mentor: Dr. Robert Wheeler/Dr. John Mantsch (Medical College of Wisconsin)

Research Topic: TBD

 

Christopher Chen
Yale University

Mentor: Dr. Alex Savtchouk

Research Topic: TBD

 

Devan Gomez
University of Colorado Boulder

Mentor: Dr. Matthew Hearing

Research Topic: “Enduring adaptations in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons associated with opioid withdrawal and reward-related behavior”

 

Elaine Grafelman
University

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Matthew Herbst
Miami University of Ohio

Mentor: Dr. Marieke Gilmartin

Research Topic: “Prefrontal-hippocampal-amygdala circuit dynamics involved in learning and memory                              processes”

 

Jenree Maglasang
Marquette University

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Brian Maunze
Beloit University

Mentor: Dr. SuJen Choi

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Christian Otteman
Hope College

Mentor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD

 
 

Kayla Rohr
Coe College

Mentor: Dr. Jennifer Evans

Research Topic: “The role of vasopressin signaling in SCN network function”

 

Gregory Simandl
University of Minnesota

Mentor: TBD

Research Topic: TBD