The following students received a President's Cabinet Award for their
project "Students Empowering Future Generations of Neuroscientists and
Congratulations to Michele Comerota, Andrea Dimet, and Ashley Nilson.
Congratulations to the following students who were both selected as Jeane B. Kempner Scholars 2016-2017: Alice Bittar for her project entitled "Differential Effect of Specific ROS in Synaptic Plasticity and Neuropathic Pain" and Ashley Nilson for her project entitled "The Mechanisms for the Spread of Tau Oligomers from Secretion to Internalization"
Congratulations to Wenjuan Ru who has received a
two year McLaughlin Predoctoral Fellowship award for her project
entitled "The Microglia-Mediated Mechanism of HIV-1-gp 120-Induced
Dr. Thomas James successfully completed his
Dissertation Defense August 18, 2016. "Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3
Regulation of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels".
Dr. Ernesto Lopez successfully completed his
Dissertation Defense May 21, 2016. "Role of Arginine Vasopressin
Receptor 2 in Microvascular Hyperpermeability During Severe Sepsis and
Dr. Julia Gerson successfully completed her
Dissertation Defense April 23, 2016. "Characterization of Tau Oligomeric
Strains: Implications for Disease Phenotypes".
Dr. Sarah E. Swinford-Jackson successfully
completed her Dissertation Defense April 23, 2016. "Role of the
Serotonin (5-HT) 5-HT 2c Receptor (5-HT-2cR) in Cocaine Cue Reactivity".