Alumni

Robert Vera ’20 (Psychology B.A.)       Project in the NAC Lab: Cognitive processes in aged rats. 

         

Emma Halter M. S. (Lab Manager 2018-2019)                                                                    Project in the NAC Lab: Using DREADDs to assess the role of the posterior parietal cortex in rat visuospatial and memory processes.           

                                                                                                             

Dominique Martin (Lab Manager 2018-2019)                                                                          Project in the NAC Lab: Role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex in recognition memory and attention.                                                                                                                            Pursuing a Ph.D. in Animal Science at the University of Connecticut

 

Judith Dayaw ’19 (Psychology B.A. and Biology B.S., Certificate in Neuroscience)                  Project in the NAC Lab: Social recognition in the rat, effects of sociality on cognitive decline due to aging                                                                                                                Pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at William James College

 

Katrina Dayaw ’19 (Psychology B.A. and Biology B.S., Certificate in Neuroscience)                Project in the NAC Lab: Social recognition in the rat                                                   Pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at William James College

 

Dr. Victoria Heimer-McGinn (Postdoctoral Fellow 2017-2018)
Project in the NAC Lab: Effects of social housing on cognition in aged rats and the role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex in memory and attention.
Assistant professor at Roger Williams University Psychology Department

 

Taylor B. Wise (Lab Manager 2016-2018)
Project in the NAC Lab: Effects of social housing on cognition in aged rats and the role of the Posterior Parietal Cortex in memory and attention.
Pursuing a PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience at Brown University

 

Keith Lee ’18 (Psychology B.A. and Biology B.S., Certificate in Neuroscience)
Project in the NAC Lab: metamemory in rats.                                                                    Pursuing a doctorate at the Philadelphia College for Osteopathic Medicine

 

Brittany Hemmer ’17 (Psychology B.A. and Biology B.S., Certificate in Neuroscience)
Project in NAC Lab: dominance hierarchies in socially housed rats.                                 
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

 

Celia Butler ’17 (Psychology B.A. and Biology B.S., Certificate in Neuroscience)
Project in NAC Lab: grit in socially vs. non-socially housed rats
Employed as a clinical research coordinator at Providence VA Medical Center

 

Kristen Palframan, M.P.H. (Lab Manager 2015-2016)
Project in NAC Lab: memory in socially vs. non-socially housed rats

 

Aidan Preston ’16 (Psychology B.A. and Biochemistry B.S.)
Project in the NAC Lab: metamemory in rats
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry at the University of Utah

Samuel Miller ’16 (Psychology B.A.)
Projects in the NAC Lab: metamemory, dominance interactions in rats
Pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology at Iona College

Lindsey Ciolfi ’17

Alexandra Fischbach ’17

Melissa Grasso ’18