On July 19th, Jennifer Karin Ocasio Adorno successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “Balancing growth: mechanisms underlying cerebellar development and medulloblastoma pathogenesis.” Mentor: Dr. Tim Gershon. Congratulations Jennifer!
On June 12th, Andrew Crowther successfully defended his PhD Thesis: “The role of the 5-HT1A receptor at the intersection of sex, stress, SSRIs, and stem cells.” Mentor: Dr. Juan Song. Congratulations Andrew!
On May 31st, Alexander Carlson successfully defended his PhD Thesis: “Infant Gut Microbiome Associated with Cognition, Fear Behavior, and Brain Structure.” Mentor: Dr. Rebecca Knickmeyer Santelli. Congratulations Alexander!
On May 3rd, Daniel Bloodgood successfully defended his PhD Thesis: “Dissecting the Role of Amygdala Circuits in the Control of Fear Extinction and Excessive Alcohol Drinking.” Mentor: Dr. Tom Kash. Congratulations Daniel!
On November 30th, Amber Kline (Kato Lab) successfully defended and passed her oral qualifying exam! The title of her research proposal is “Neural circuits underlying temporal integration of sounds and their dysregulation in an ASD model.”