B.S., Genetics and Neuroscience, Vanderbilt University, 2015
B.A., Molecular Biology and Biology, Coe College, 2016
B.S, Behavioral Neuroscience, Northeastern University, 2017
B.S, Neuroscience and B.S, Physiology, Michigan State University, 2015
We study cortical signaling in patients with intracranial electrodes. For my thesis project, I hope to record from and stimulate cerebral cortical areas directly to address fundamental questions in systems neuroscience.
B.S, Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, 2017
B.S, Biology Neurobiology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2017
B.S, Biology, M.S., Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2019
B.S, Molecular Biology, M.S., Biology, Colorado State University, 2019
B.A., Psychology, Pitzer College, 2014
My research focuses on the non-myelinating functions of oligodendrocyte precursor cells.
B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology; BA, Gender and Women’s Studies; University of Arizona, 2011
I am interested in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which oligodendrocytes myelinate axons during development
M.S., Neurology, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (USTC), 2017
I am now using mice models to investigate the effects of vagus nerve stimulation on oligodendrogenesis during a food pellet reaching task. Another project is to identify the movement-related neurons in a milk-reaching task using 2P imaging and understand the changes of the correlation of these neurons over time in a reaching-task context.
B.S., Psychological Sciences, Kansas State Univ., 2016
I am characterizing retino-collicular connectivity using cell-type specific 2P optical recordings in whole-retina explants or the superficial layer of the superior colliculus of awake mice. The goal of my research is map retinal ganglion cell subtype to visual behaviors focusing on peri-saccadic suppression of visual sensitivity.
B.S., Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, Univ. of Arizona, 2015
Studying dynamics of Neurexins in response to drug exposure
B.S., Neuroscience, Tulane Univ., 2015
Characterizing the effects of serotonin on neuronal development in the prefrontal cortex at a cellular and molecular level.
B.S.,Molecular & Cellular Biology and Chemistry, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017
Currently studying the molecular mechanisms underlying inhibitory synaptic plasticity
B.S., Neuroscience, New York Univ., 2015
I’m interested in molecular changes involved in excitatory synaptic plasticity. Specifically, I’m looking at how acute doses of amyloid beta protein disrupts NMDA receptor function.
B.A., Neuroscience, Pennsylvania State Univ., 2017
I study cochlear synaptopathy, specifically how loud noise exposure affects binaural hearing and hearing thresholds.
B.S., Neuroscience, Regis Univ.; B.S., Psychology, Regis Univ., 2016
I study the role that the Basal Forebrain plays in motor learning using in vivo optogenetics and electrophysiology. Additionally, I study possible mechanisms of action for Vagus Nerve Stimulation.
B.S., Neuroscience, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014
B.S., Cellular and Molecular Biology, Univ. of Michigan, 2016
I am studying activity dependent transcription factors involved in LTP and LTD that are necessary for memory consolidation.
B.A., Neuroscience, Amherst College, 2012
B.S., Neuroscience, Univ. of Pittsburgh, 2015
Dissecting the circuitry of sound localization in the auditory brainstem using ontogenetic and electrophysiological techniques in vivo.
B.A., Neuroscience, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 2016; B.A., Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 2016
The role of CaMKII nitrosylation in age-related cognition and LTP impairment.
B.S., Psychobiology, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; M.S., Physiological Science, Univ. of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Neuroscience, Wellesley College, 2013
B.S., Biology, Univ. of Colorado, 2015; B.S., Psychology, Univ. of Colorado, 2015
The role of Neurexins in mediating synaptic transmission and circuit formation
B.S., Biology, Univ. of Oregon, 2013; B.S., Philosophy, Chemistry Minor, Univ. of Oregon, 2013
Studying the cerebellum's role in dystonia in a model of paroxysmal kinesigenic dyskinesia
B.S., Bioengineering, Univ. of Washington, 2011
Decoding brain state information from LFP/ECoG/EEG spectral features
B.A., Biochemistry, Case Western Reserve Univ., 2013
Cytoskeletal control of axon ensheathment
B.S., Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech, 2013; M.S., Anatomy and Neurobiology, Virginia Commonwealth Univ., 2016
I study how oligodendrocytes and neurons communicate to control myelination in health and disease.
B.S., Biology, Psychology and Mathematics Minors, Metropolitan State Univ., Denver, 2015
I study the control and modulation of the motor system by the cerebellum and its pre-motor targets. I am interested in the central calculations performed in the cerebellum and how that calculation is used to enact smooth and accurate movements in dynamic and kinematic frameworks of motion.
B.S., Neuroscience, Michigan State Univ., 2016; B.S., Physiology, Michigan State Univ., 2016
Auditory mechanotransduction mechanisms in the cochlea
B.S., Biotechnology Engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education-Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), 2010.
Studying the role of the cerebellum in cognition via a cerebellar stroke mouse model using electrophysiology, biochemistry and behavioral analysis
B.S., Neuroscience, Univ. of Alabam, Birmingham, 2016
I study mechanisms of dynamic cortical mapping during skilled motor learning using chronically implanted microelectrode arrays in mice
B.S., Biology, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago
B.A., Biological Basis of Behavior, Univ. of Pennsylvania, 2013
I am interested in using in vivo electrophysiology and imaging to understand neurodegenerative disease. Specifically, my primary project involves analysis of neural recordings from Parkinson's patients undergoing deep brain stimulation in parallel with neuroscience techniques used in animal models.
B.S., Human Biology, Univ. of California, San Diego. 2011; M.S., Biomedical Science (Concentration: Neuroscience), Colorado State Univ., 2015
Creating a three-dimensional cell culture model system for Alzheimer's disease
B.S., Physiological Science from UCLA in 2012
We are studying heterogeneous populations of dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area of the midbrain and the somatodendritic modulation of distinct dopaminergic pathways.
B.S., Biology, Syracuse Univ., 2010; B.S., Neuroscience, Syracuse Univ., 2010;
Microtubule dysfunction has emerged as a common factor in a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, and as such is an interesting new therapeutic target for these disorders. My project focuses on studying a function-disrupting mutation to the neuronal alpha tubulin, Tuba1a, that leads to degeneration of motor function in mice. We are using this Tuba1aND allele to dissect the interaction between microtubule dysfunction and neurodegenerative disease.
B.S. Exercise Science; Minors: Chemistry, Biology, Psychology; Appalachian State University, graduated 2011
I study the transcriptional factors regulating differentiation and specification of cells during retinal development.
B.S., Biology, Mathematics Minor, Boise State Univ., 2014
I use the zebrafish as a model to study how neurons communicate to oligodendrocytes to direct myelination of specific axons during development.
B.Eng.,Chemical Engineering, Cooper Union, 2011; M.S., Biomedical Science, Thomas Jefferson Univ.
I'm studying the contribution of gap junctions to the generation of multiple output channels from the olfactory bulb.
B.A., Biochemistry, Univ. of Washington, 2010; B.S. Neurobiology, Univ. of Washington, 2010; M.Phil., Biological Sciences, Univ. of Cambridge, 2012
I study the role of cerebellar output during skilled movement.
B.A., Psychology, Univ. of the Incarnate Word, 2014; B.S., Biology, Univ. of the Incarnate Word, 2014
Dr. Guido Frank is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in the Psychiatry Department who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, specifically at the Eating Disorder Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado. His research focuses on the neurobiological underpinnings of eating disorders using neuroimaging in human subjects.
B.S., Neuroscience and Genetics, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2012; B.S., Cell Biology and Development, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2012
I'm investigating the functional role of specific cell types in the superior colliculus during decision making by using a combination of electrophysiology, optogenetics and behavior.
B.S.,Psychology, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, 2014
Probing the role of distinct subtypes of inhibitory interneurons in the amygdala from local microcircuit motifs to plasticity and behavior.
B.A., Psychology, Univ. of Montana, 2010
I designed a novel mouse model to study the pathogenesis and possible treatment options for enterovirus D68 central nervous system disease.
B.S., Psychologyr, Biology Minor, Saint Louis Univ., 2011
Currently my research is focused on different behavioral outcomes of exposure to sedative/anesthetics drugs. My primary project examines the effects of isoflurane on sleep behavior during development, and my secondary interest explores sex differences in adult mice after exposure to a novel neurosteroid sedative/anesthetic drug, B260.
B.S. Neuroscience, Univ. of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2014
Oligodendrocytes are typically acutely vulnerable to ischemic stroke. My project studies oligodendrocyte resistance to ischemia/reperfusion injury during active myelination, and the mechanisms that mediate this resistance.
B.A., Psychology, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, 2008
I use anatomical, electrophysiological, and behavioral approaches to study cerebellotectal circuits underlying the control of movement.