Waylin Yu, graduate student in Tom Kash’s lab, successfully defended his PhD thesis Sept. 3. Way to go Waylin!

Waylin Yu, PhD defense

The title of Waylin’s talk was “Sex-specific regulation of pain: A novel role for dopamine and corticotropin releasing factor signaling in the midbrain and extended amygdala.” He made his presentation via zoom.

Waylin will be starting a postdoctoral position with Vikaas Sohal at UCSF in the Fall.

Our best wishes to you, Waylin!  We are proud of you!

Here are a few pics from his defense. Click for larger views.

 

UPDATE!

Here’s a new picture of Waylin in his new PHCO Alumni Coat in honor of earning his PhD that has UNC Pharmacology and his name, Dr. Waylin Yu embroidered on it!

Waylin Yu, PhD, in his PHCO Alumni Coat in honor of earning his PhD, which is a white lab coat that has UNC Pharmacology and his name, Dr. Waylin Yu embroidered on it in UNC blue.
Dr. Waylin Yu in his PHCO Alumni Coat in honor of earning his PhD