Alumni in neuroscience research and training positions

Tuoxin Cao, Ph.D. (2016)
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
Dissertation: Hydrogen peroxide and pharmacological agent modulation of TRPV2 channel gating

Joyce Balinang, Ph.D. (2016)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Silver Springs, MD
Dissertation: Human neural progenitor cells are productively infected by R5-tropic HIV-1: Opiate interactions on infection and function involve Cdk5 signaling

Kristen Davis, Ph.D. (2016)
Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, PA
Dissertation: A neural circuit of appetite control in C. elegans

Thomas Taetzsch, Ph.D. (2014)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School and Research Institute
Roanoke, VA
Dissertation: NF-kappa B p50: The role of redox signaling and loss of function in dysregulated microglial activation

Ruturaj Masvekar, Ph.D. (2014)
Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke (NINDS)
Bethesda, MD
Dissertation: HIV and opiate-mediated neurotoxicity: GSK3β is a potential therapeutic target

Justin Brooks, Ph.D. (2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow
The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY
Dissertation: A molecular mechanism regulating the timing of corticogeniculate innervation in dLGN

Julie Chan, MD, Ph.D. (2013)
Neurosurgery Resident
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Loma Linda, CA
Dissertation: Osteopontin expression during the acute immune response mediates reactive synaptogenesis and adaptive outcome

John Greer, MD, Ph.D. (2013)
Neurosurgery Resident
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Dissertation: The characterization of the anterograde and retrograde consequences of traumatic axonal injury in a mouse model of diffuse brain injury

Jiaqiong Wang, Ph.D. (2013)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Miami Project University of Miami
Miami, FL
Dissertation: Diffuse traumatic axonal injury within the visual system: implications for visual pathway reorganization

William (Alex) Foxworthy (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
Dissertation: Unique features and neuronal properties in a multisensory cortex

John Campbell, Ph.D. (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard University
Boston, MA
Dissertation: The role of calcineurin in dendritic remodeling and epileptogenesis in a rat model of traumatic brain injury

Crystal Lantz, Ph.D. (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Biology
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
Dissertation: Effects of early alcohol exposure on ocular dominance plasticity in mice

Tania Seabrook, Ph.D. (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
Dissertation: Circuit development in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) of the mouse

Yun-Kyung Hahn, Ph.D. (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
Dissertation: CNS Neural/Glial progenitors as targets of HIV-1 and opiates: Effects on proliferation and population dynamics may alter behavior outcomes.

Rana Eldanaf, Ph.D. (2011)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Neurosciences
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA.
Dissertation: Developmental remodeling of relay cells in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) of the mouse and the role of retinal innervation

Larra Yuelling, Ph.D. (2010)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple University Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA.
Dissertation: Autotaxin: A regulator of oligodendrocyte differentiation




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