Brown-NIH Neuroscience Graduate Partnership Program - Alumni


Graduation Year Student Name Thesis Title Thesis Advisor Current Position
2014 Dr. David Hauser Studies on the Parkinson's Disease Associated Protein DJ-1 in the Context of Mitochondrial Damage Mark Cookson
NIA
Postdoc
Mark Cookson, NIA
2014 Dr. Anna Kane The Role of Gli3 in Establishment and Maintenance of the Adult Neurogenic Niche Sohyun Ahn
NICHD
Postdoc
Gabriel Corfas, University of Michigan
2014 Dr. Kristen Zukosky Molecular basis of congenital disorders of muscle: from genetic diagnosis to cellular modeling of actinopathies and alpha-dystroglycanopathies Carsten Bonnemann
NINDS
Teacher
Sargent Shriver Elementary School, Silver Spring, MD
2014 Dr. Timothy Bellay Ongoing Dynamics of Layer II/III Pyramidal Neurons Organize as Neuronal Avalanches Dietmar Plenz
NIMH
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2014 Dr. Samuel Reiter Gustatory Information Processing Mark Stopfer
NICHD
Postdoc,
Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt
2014 Dr. Jermaine Ross The Discovery and Characterization of Cis-Regulatory DNA within the Drosophila pdm-1 and pdm-2 gene locus Ward Odenwald
NINDS
Postdoc
NINDS
2013 Dr. Tyler Ard Large-Scale Cortical Electromagnetic Functional Connectivity During Audiovisual Processing Richard Coppola
NIMH
Postdoc
NIMH
2013 Dr. Rayna Carter Hippocampal Adult Neurogenesis and the Novel Antidepressant, Ketamine Heather Cameron
NIMH
Program Coordinator
NIH Undergraduate Scholars Program (USGP)
2013 Dr. Avinash Pujala The Neural Mechanisms Underlying Ventral and Dorsal Root-Evoked Fictive Locomotion in the Neonatal Mouse Spinal Cord Michael O'Donovan
NINDS
Postdoc
NINDS
2013 Dr. Shau-Ming Wei BDNF Val66Met Polymorphism and Gonadal Hormones Modulate Basal and Cognitively-Related Neural Functions in Humans Karen Berman
NIMH
Postdoc
NIMH
2013 Dr. Vania Cao Experience Dependent Activation of Arc Expression in Individual Frontal Cortical Neurons During Motor Training Kuan Wang
NIMH
Application Scientist
Inscopix, Inc.
2012 Dr. Emmette Hutchison Investigation of the miR-181 Family in Glioblastoma Multiform and Astrocyte Inflammatory Response Mark Mattson
NIA
Postdoc
NIA
2012 Dr. Deborah Y. Kwon Characterization of survival motor neuron (SMN) protein degradation Kenneth Fischbeck
NINDS
Postdoc
University of Pennsylvania
2011 Dr. Carolyn Graybeal Stress Modulation of Cognitive Flexibility Andrew Holmes
NIAAA
Postdoc
The National Academies of Science
2011 Dr. Cole Graydon Tight diffusional spaces beneath the ribbon promote sharp calcium rises and synchronous vesicle release at hair cell synapses Bechara Kachar
NIDCD
Postdoc
NINDS
2011 Dr. Lindsay Hayes Temporal Control of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling for Midbrain Dopamine Neuron Development Sohyun Ahn
NICHD
Postdoc
Johns Hopkins University
2009 Dr. Ethan Bromberg-Martin The Role of Dopamine in Information-Seeking Okihide Hisosaka
NEI
Assistant Professor
Columbia University Department of Neuroscience & Kavli Institute for Brain Science
2009 Dr. Ilya Monosov Primate Frontal Eye Fields Mediate Spatial Attention in Covert Visual Search Kirk Thompson
NEI
Assistant Professor
Washington University of St. Louis Medical School Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
2008 Dr. Jodi Gilman Alcohol, Alcoholism, and the Neural Correlates of Emotion Daniel Hommer
NIAAA
Instructor
Center for Addiction Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital