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The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Rochester recruits and matriculates the highest quality students from around the United States and from all parts of the world. They participate in a rigorous neuroscience curriculum, attend national and international meetings, and contribute to cutting edge research. Many of our students have published manuscripts in high profile international journals and present abstracts at a host of large and small scientific meetings. In addition, our students participate as members of the curriculum, admissions and colloquium committees, and annually present their ongoing research to fellow students and to the neuroscience community as a whole.

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Current Students

Holly Beaulac

Holly Beaulac, M.S.

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Patricia White Lab
NSC Track

Identifying molecular mechanisms that maintain or restore hearing after noise exposure
Udaysankar Chockanathan

Udaysankar Chockanathan

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Padmanabhan Lab
NSC Track
Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D., Ph.D.)

Comparison of the efficacy of various correlation and causation algorithms for quantifying interactions in resting-state fMRI brain activity using graph theory approaches
Dawling Dionisio-Santos

Dawling Dionisio-Santos, M.S.

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O'Banion-Olschowka Labs
NBA Track
Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D., Ph.D.)

Neuroinflammatory mechanisms that contribute to the development and progression of Alzheimer's Disease
Kathleen Gates

Kathleen Gates, M.S.

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Halterman Stroke Lab
NSC Track

Focus on lung-brain coupling during focal ischemia
Joshua Hinkle

Joshua Hinkle, M.S.

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O'Banion-Olschowka Labs
NSC Track

Effects of irradiation on neuron-glia interactions
Jessica Hogestyn

Jessica Hogestyn, M.S.

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Mayer-Pröschel Lab
NSC Track

Effects of human herpesvirus 6A latency on oligodendroglial migration and maturation: Implications for demyelinating disease.
Berke Karaahmet

Berke Karaahmet

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O'Banion-Olschowka Labs
NSC Track

Neuroinflammation
Colin Lockwood

Colin Lockwood, M.S.

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Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
NBA Track

Systems neuroscience
Alexandra McHale

Alexandra McHale

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Fudge Lab
NBA Track

Identifying cortico-amygdala-striatal paths in the social brain
Monique Mendes

Monique Mendes, M.S.

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Majewska Lab
NSC Track

Microglial contributions to circuit changes following experience-dependent plasticity
Humberto Mestre

Humberto Mestre, M.S.

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Nedergaard Lab
NSC Track

Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia
Patrick Miller-Rhodes

Patrick Miller-Rhodes, M.S.

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Gelbard Lab
NSC Track

Microglia-lymphocyte crosstalk in HIV-1 associated neuro-cognitive disorder
Yunpeng Pang

Yunpeng Pang

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Noble Lab
NSC Track

The role of the redox/Fyn/c-Cbl pathway as a master regulator of glial progenitor cell division, differentiation and survival
Garrick Salois

Garrick Salois, M.S.

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Mayer-Pröschel Lab
NSC Track

The interaction between genetic susceptibilities and perinatal environmental factors in the pathophysiology of intellectual disabilities and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Neal Shah

Neal Shah

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Noble Lab
NSC Track

Overcoming c-Cbl inhibition as a new therapeutic strategy for treatment of glioblastoma
Shraddha Shah

Shraddha Shah, M.S.

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Romanski Lab
NSC Track

Mechanisms of auditory and audiovisual processing in the prefrontal cortex
Keshov Sharma

Keshov Sharma

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Fudge Lab
NBA Track
Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D., Ph.D.)

Identifying neural connections between the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in the non-human primate
Mark Stoessel

Mark Stoessel

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First Year

Rianne Stowell

Rianne Stowell, M.S.

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Majewska Lab
NSC Track

The role of microglia in activity-dependent cortical plasticity
Kathryn Toffolo

Kathryn Toffolo

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First Year

Kamy Wakim

Kamy Wakim

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Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
NSC Track

To investigate neural markers of executive dysfunction in addiction and HIV
Emily Warner

Emily Warner

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Padmanabhan Lab
NSC Track

The role of feedback projections from the hippocampus to the olfactory bulb in sensory coding