Alumni

Alumni in neuroscience research and training positions

 

William Marks, Ph.D. (2017)
Postdoctoral Fellow
U
B
Dissertation: The effects of the HIV-1 Tat protein and morphine on the structure and function of the hippocampal CA1 subfield

Kareem Clark, Ph.D. (2017)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute
Roanoke, VA
Dissertation: Altered axon initial segment structure and function in inflammatory disease

Robin Chan, Ph.D. (2017)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Center for Biomarker Research and Precision Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA
Dissertation: Epigenetic editing to validate findings from methylome-wide association studies of neuropsychiatric disorders

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

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

Jiaqiong Wang, Ph.D. (2013)
Neurological Research Scientist
Quantitative Imaging Inc
Dissertation: Diffuse traumatic axonal injury within the visual system: implications for visual pathway reorganization

William (Alex) Foxworthy (2012)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Adjunct Professor
John Tyler Community College
Richmond, VA
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
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)
Reserach Associate
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
Dissertation: Developmental remodeling of relay cells in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus (dLGN) of the mouse and the role of retinal innervation

 

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