Janay is a graduate student in the lab of Dr. Kate Reissner and was awarded a two-year NIH F31 Research Fellowship. She received her B.S. in Biology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in 2017. Afterward, Janay worked as a NIH PREP post-bac in the lab of Dr. Joyce Besheer in the Bowles … Continued
On June 21st, Christina Catavero successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “Effects of Alcohol Consumption in the Transgenic Human Tau P301S Mouse Model”. Mentor: Dr. Zoe McElligott. After graduation Christina will be a consultat for ClearView Healthcare Partners. Congratulations Christina!!
On June 9th, Christiann Gaines successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “The impact of genetic and non-genetic factors on cocaine locomotor sensitivity in behaviorally divergent inbred mouse substrains: assessing the role of the gut microbiome”. Mentor: Dr. Lisa Tarantino. Christiann will postdoc at UNC in Post Graduate Research. Congratulations Christiann!!
On May 26th, Luis Quintanilla successfully defended his PhD Thesis: “Forebrain cholinergic circuits orchestrate the dentate gyrus to support neural stem cell function and spatial memory”. Mentor: Dr. Juan Song. After leaving UNC, Luis will be starting a position with Genentech or Alkahest. Congratulations Luis!!
On March 25th, Angel Huang successfully defended her PhD Thesis: “Perturbing the Neuronal Network Dynamics in the Higher-Order Thalamo-Cortical Visual System”. Mentor: Dr. Flavio Frohlich. Angel is looking forward to applying machine learning in biotech or healthcare. Congratulations Angel!!