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Neuroscience PhD Program Students

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Vanessa Cerda

BS Biology: Neurobiology
University of Texas at Austin

Wicha Lab
How do Bilingual Children Process Simple Arithmetic in each of their Languages?

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Nicole Cook

BS Behavioral Neuroscience
St. Edward's University

Paladini Lab
Understanding How Drugs of Abuse Alter Dopamine Neuron Physiology

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Tara Flaugher

BS Biology
Texas State University

1st year student
 

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Bryan Fowler

MS Applied Cognition & Neuroscience
University of Texas at Dallas

Macpherson Lab
Chemosensory Roles of Neurons within the Geniculate and Vagal Ganglia

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Celia Gagliardi

BS Neuroscience
Boston University

Muzzio Lab
Neural Correlates Underlying Mechanisms of Spatial Reorientation

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Maria Garza

BS Biology
University of the Incarnate Word

Burgos-Robles Lab
Neural Correlates of Learning to Avoid Punishment

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Amandine Grenier

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Wicha Lab
The Relationship between Arithmetic Facts and Verbal Memory in Elementary School Children

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Erin Hurley

BS Biology
Univeristy of Houston

Hsieh Lab
Modeling Familial Alzheimer's Disease with Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cortical Spheroids

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Morgan Johnson

BS Integrative Biology and Physiology
Oklahoma State University

1st year student
 

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James Jones

BS Physiology & Neuroscience
University of California-San Diego

Wilson Lab
Synaptic Integration in the Globus Pallidus

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Wonhaeng Lee

MS Biomedical Gerontology
Hallym University

Lee Lab
Insulin Signaling in Alzheimer’s Disease

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Merridee Lefner

BS Biology: Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Wanat Lab
Dopamine's Role in Changing Motivation

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Matthew Lopez

MS Applied/Clinical Psychology
Lamar Univeristy-Beaumont

Muzzio Lab
Population Activity of the Prefrontal Cortex during Fear Generalization

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Karina Meyer-Acosta

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Hsieh Lab
Using 3D Brain Organoids to Model Sporadic Alzheimer's Disease

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Bahram Pahlavan

BS Mechanical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology

Paladini Lab
Cocaine-Induced Plasticity of Glutamatergic Inputs onto Dopamine Neurons

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Jessica Perkins

BS Biology: Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Paladini Lab
In Vivo Characterization of Dopamine Neuron Activity

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Kannan Thangamani

BS Biotechnology
SRM Univeristy, India

Maroof Lab
Iron-Mediated Alzheimer's Pathophysiology in a Human Stem Cell-Derived Neuronal Model

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Raul Wilshire

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Hsieh Lab
Modeling Circuits with Human Brain Organoids

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Matthew Wood

MS Applied Cognition & Neuroscience
University of Texas at Dallas

Wicha Lab
What To Expect When You’re Expecting: An ERP Study on Context in Language Prediction

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Ryan Wood

BS Biology
University of Texas at Austin

1st year student
 

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Hector Zurita

BS Biology: Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Apicella Lab
Callosaly Projecting Parvalbumin Neurons in the Auditory Cortex

 

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