Personnel

PERSONNEL

Graduate Students

John Perish – PhD Candidate, Cognition and Neuroscience

Hajira Elahi – PhD Candidate, Cognition and Neuroscience

Research Assistant

Alfredo Sandoval

Doctoral Advisement/Direction

Name of Doctoral Student: Anwesha Banarjee
Date Degree Awarded: Spring 2015
Title of Dissertation: The molecular basis of aberrant emotional learning in an animal model of autism
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Gary Bassell at Emory University.

Name of Doctoral Student: Roopashri Holehonnur Sudarshanprasad
Date Degree Awarded: Summer 2016
Title of Dissertation: Examining the role of N-methyl-D-Aspartate receptor subunit composition in mnemonic processing
Positions: Postdoctoral Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. Craig Powell at University of Texas South Western Medical Center (UTSW) 9/16 – 5/18.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Huda Zoghbi at Baylor College of Medicine.

Name of Doctoral Student: Christopher de Solis
Date Degree Awarded: Summer 2018
Title of Dissertation: Viral Tool Development for Investigations of Learning and Memory
Awards: Recipient of the Best Dissertation Award for the School of BBS
Current Position: HHMI Postdoctoral Fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Eric Kandel at Columbia University.

Neurons

Primary rat cortical neurons infected with recombinant Lentivirus designed to express Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) in a neuron specific manner.