Neuroscience PhD Program Students

Fifth+ Year Students

Bryan Fowler
Bryan Fowler

MS Applied Cognition & Neuroscience
University of Texas at Dallas

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

Matthew Wood
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

Fifth Year Students

Vanessa Cerda
Vanessa Cerda

BS Biology: Neurobiology
University of Texas at Austin

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

Celia Gagliardi
Celia Gagliardi

BS Neuroscience
Boston University

Muzzio Lab
Neural Correlates Underlying Mechanisms of Spatial Reorientation

Amandine Grenier
Amandine Grenier

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

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

Matthew Lopez
Matthew Lopez

MS Applied/Clinical Psychology
Lamar Univeristy-Beaumont

Muzzio Lab
Population Activity of the Prefrontal Cortex during Fear Generalization

Kannan Thangamani
Kannan Thangamani

BS Biotechnology
SRM Univeristy, India

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

Fourth Year Students

Erin Hurley
Erin Hurley

BS Cognitive Science
University of Connecticut

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

Bahram Pahlavan
Bahram Pahlavan

BS Mechanical Engineering
Sharif University of Technology

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

Third Year Students

Nicole Cook
Nicole Cook

BS Behavioral Neuroscience
St. Edward's University

Muzzio Lab
Understanding How Drugs of Abuse Alter Dopamine Neuron Physiology

Maria Garza
Maria Garza

BS Biology
University of the Incarnate Word

Apicella Lab
Neural Correlates of Learning to Avoid Punishment

James Jones
James Jones

BS Physiology & Neuroscience
University of California-San Diego

Wilson Lab
Synaptic Integration in the Globus Pallidus

Won-Haeng Lee
Won-Haeng Lee

MS Biomedical Gerontology
Hallym University

Lee Lab
Insulin Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease

Karina Meyer-Acosta
Karina Meyer-Acosta

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

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

Raul Wilshire
Raul Wilshire

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Hsieh Lab
Modeling Circuits with Human Brain Organoids

Second Year Students

Uchit Bhaskar
Uchit Bhaskar

BE Biotechnology
Visvesvaraya Technological University, India

Carless Lab

Tara Flaugher
Tara Flaugher

BS Biology
Texas State University

Wicha Lab

Morgan Johnston
Morgan Johnston

BS Integrative Biology and Physiology
Oklahoma State University

Wanat Lab
Neuropeptides Mediating Stress, Motivation, and Learning

Ryan Wood
Ryan Wood

BS Biology
University of Texas at Austin

Macpherson Lab

First Year Students

Antonio Allevato
Antonio Allevato

BS Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Charles Garcia
Charles Garcia

BS Neurobiology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Meagan Shinn
Meagan Shinn

BS Biology
University of Texas at San Antonio

Ashton Spillman
Ashton Spillman

BS Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
University of Arizona

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