María Torruella Suárez awarded F31 NRSA

Congratulations to Maria Torruella Suarez, a postdoc in Zoe McElligott's lab, on being awarded an F31 NRSA fellowship!

María Torruella Suárez awarded F31 NRSA click to enlarge María Luisa Torruella Suárez, F31 NRSA Award recipient

María Luisa, a graduate student in the the McElligott lab at the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, received a National Research Service Award  (NRSA), Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) entitled “Examining Alcohol Induced Plasticity in Amygdala Hind Brain Circuits.” 

She will work to determine whether a history of alcohol consumption in mice can alter the behavioral and physiological properties of amygdalar circuits targeting the hindbrain. 

The fellowship awards a 3-year stipend of $35,981 total costs/year.