Past students

Name Sort descending Dissertation Program start PhD earned Current position
Nasir Naqvi The Effects of Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Lesions on Emotional Responses to Cigarette Smoking Fellow addition Psychiatry, Dept. of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Rick Nelson Fbx2: Novel Mechanisms for Glycoprotein Destruction and Links to Hearing and Memory Assistant Professor, Dept. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, University of Indiana
Huy Nguyen Dystroglycan in Cerebellar Development and Disease Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University
Maria F. Noterman Cell-Specific Consequences of Cav1.2 Loss on Brain Health Postdoctoral Associate, Dept of Pharmacology (Nelson lab), University of Vermont
Kirill Nourski Acoustic-electric Interaction in the Auditory Nerve: Simultaneous and Forward Masking of the Electrically Evoked Compound Action Potential Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, UIHC
Katrina Okerstrom-Jezewski The impact of specific cognitive impairments on the capacity to consent to research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychology, St. Ambrose University
Hans Packer A dominant negative over expression model of mammalian MED12 function Science Writer, Dept. of Scientific Communications, Integrated DNA Technologies
Thomas Pak The Behavioral and Brain Phenotype of Mouse Models of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
Stacey Peek “Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Akirin2 Function in Maturing Neurons” Current position:, Instructor, Department of Biology, University of Iowa
Alexandra Petrucci
Carissa Philippi The Dynamic Self: Exploring the Critical Role of the Default Mode Network in Self Referential Processing Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Dept. of Psychological Sciences
Marco Pipoly Individual Differences in Cognitive Aging: The Cognitive Reserve Hypothesis in Executive Function
Ashley Plumb Elucidating the role of testosterone in activity-induced muscle pain in male and female mice
Jeffrey M. Plume
Alan M. Plumeau
Katherine L. Proch Characterizing the effect of serotonergic input on medullary Phox2b neurons
Benton Purnell The effect of time-of-day and circadian phase on breathing and vulnerability to seizure-induced respiratory arrest and death Postdoctoral Research Scholar , Dept of Neurosurgery (Boison lab), Rutgers University
Kanchna Ramchandran The Neuropsychological Correlates of Leadership Effectiveness Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. of Psychiatry, UIHC
Benjamin Rangel
Arianna Rigon Structural and functional neural networks underlying facial affect recognition impairment following traumatic brain injury Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University - Department of Hearing & Speech Sciences
Saul Rodriguez Neuroprotective effects of naltrexone, a mu-opioid receptor antagonist, in juvenile mouse models of epilepsy
Kelly C. Rowe (Bijanki) Beyond the cortex: Implications of white matter connectivity for depression, cognition, and vascular disease Research Faculty, Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine
Jacob Rysted Molecular Mechanisms and Functions of Mitochondrial Calcium Transport in Neurons Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacology, University of Iowa
Mitul Sarkar Tau Association with HSP70 Chaperones Postdoctoral Fellow , Dr. John Koland's lab, Department of Pharmacology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
McCall E. Sarrett To /b/ or not to /b/: Characterizing the neural timecourse of speech perception Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences (Toscano lab), Villanova University
Jakob Satz Dystroglycan in CNS Development and Disease Research Scientist, The Jackson Laboratory
Scott Schachtele Life Science Content Developer, Bio-Techne, R&D Systems Inc.
Kayleen Schreiber Who cares who’s talking? The influence of talker gender on how listeners hear speech. Technical Communicator, Medpace Inc.
Rachel E. Schroeder “Impacts of chronic prenatal stress on maternal and offspring outcomes, and the mitigating effects of P7C3 compounds” Current position:, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics (Taylor lab), University of Iowa
Timothy Skog Top-down modulation of stress response patterns through the midbrain periaqueductal gray
Elizabeth Spartz
Madeliene Stump The Role of Brain PPARγ in Regulation of Energy Balance and Glucose Homeostasis Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Department of Dermatology
Yishan Sun TRP ion channels contribute to gravity sensing and spatial orientation in drosophila Investigator, Research Dept. Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
Matthew J. Sutterer Plasticity and reorganization of brain networks subserving decision-making and emotion Science and Technology Policy Fellow, National Institute of Justice - Amerian Association for the Advancement of Science
Bradley Taber-Thomas A model of the neural bases of predecisional processes: the fronto-limbic information acquisition network Postdoctoral Scholar, Dept. of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
Rebecca J. Taugher Exploring the role of ASIC1A in mouse models of anxiety Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Iowa
Frida A. Teran “Epilepsy, dietary therapies, and SUDEP: the role of serotonin and CO2 chemoreception” Current position:, Medical Scientist Training Program, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Alexander (Sasha) V. Tereshchenko Brain Structure and Function in Juvenile-Onset Huntington’s Disease
Jessica R. Thomas Elucidating the molecular and biophysical determinants that suppress Ca2+-dependent facilitation of Cav2.2 channels Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Vanderbilt University
Margaret (Maggie) Tish
Dylan W. Todd Role of the genes, NOS1 and CREB1, in a mouse model of fetal alcohol syndrome
Sokol Todi Investigating Auditory Transduction Functions of Myosin Viia In Drosophila Melanogaster Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology & Neurology, Wayne State University
Tien Tong “Assessment of Brain Morphology and Resting-State Functional Connectivity in Children with a Family History of Alcohol Use Disorder” Current position:, Postdoctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York
Beth Turner Anderson Sex, Drugs, and Driving: The Effects of Marijuana Research Scientist, Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center, Hartford Hospital
Annie E. Tye Cortical spreading depression upregulates calcitonin gene-related peptide expression in the ipsilateral cerebral cortex
Ellen Van der Plas Social Functioning and Brain Structure in Adolescents and Young Adults with Isolated Cleft Lip and/or Palate Postdoc, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario
Lavanya Vijayaraghavan The effects of age at onset of major depressive disorder on motivation Research Coordinator, MS Ramaiah Indic Centre for Ayurved & Integrative Medicine, Gokula Education Foundation
Mi Wang
Shunguang Wei Angiotensin II-stimulated Mitogen-activated Protein kinases Regulate the Expression of Brain Angiotensin Type 1 Receptors in Heart Failure Assistant Research Scientist, Dept. of Internal Medicine, UIHC
Pamela Wernett The effects of MED12 variation upon cell cycle progression and differential gene expression. Health Science Policy Analyst, National Institutes of Health