Past students

Name Sort descending Dissertation Program start PhD earned Current position
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
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
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-Teche, 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
Kelsey L. Whittier G-Protein Coupled Receptor Expression in Medulloblastoma Subgroups: Identifying and Exploiting Molecular Targets Resident, Dept. Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University
Aislinn Williams A role for the acid-sensing ion channel -1a in anxiety and depression-related behaviors
Brittany Williams Characterization of the modulatory effects of alternative splicing on Cav1.4 Ca2+channels Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Cell Biology & Physiology, Ben Philpot Laboratory, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kenneth Williford
Catherine J. Yeates The reversibility and limits of homeostatic synaptic plasticity Freelance Technical Communicator
Matthew Yorek