Neurobiology & Behavior Student Thesis Defenses

December Thesis Defenses
By NB&B
December 6, 2016

MD/PhD Candidate: Phuong Hoang
Lab: Hynek Wichterle
Title: From stem cells to circuits: modeling the specification and synaptogenesis of spinal inhibitory interneurons
Date & Time: Friday, December 9, 2016 at 1:00pm
Location: Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240
 
 
PhD Candidate: Austen Sitko
Lab: Carol Mason
Title: Organization of Retinal Ganglion Cell Axons in the Developing Mouse Retinogeniculate Pathway
Date & Time: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 12:00pm
Location: Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240
 
 
MD/PhD Candidate: David Doobin
Lab: Richard Vallee
Title: Genetic and Infectious Causes of Microcephaly: NDE1 Mutations and the Zika Virus
Date & Time: Monday December 12, 2016 at 2:00pm
Location: Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240
 
 
MD/PhD Candidate: Rebecca Williamson
Lab: Gilbert DiPaolo
Title: Ubiquitin-Dependent Trafficking of Amyloid Precursor Protein and Implications for Alzheimer’s disease
Date & Time: Tuesday December 13, 2016 at 10:00am
Location: Humphreys Auditorium, VC 14-240
 
 
MD/PhD Candidate: Abigail Clark
Lab: Christoph Kellendonk
Title: The Function of Dopamine D2 Receptors in the Paraventricular Nucleus of the Thalamus
Date & Time: Friday, December 16, 2016 at 1:00pm
Location: Hellman Auditorium, NY State Psychiatric Institute

 

MD/PhD Candidate: Scott Bolkan
Lab: Christoph Kellendonk
Title: Thalamo-prefrontal substrates regulating cognitive behaviors in mice
Date & Time: Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 1:00pm
Location: Hellman Auditorium, NY State Psychiatric Institute