Graduate Students

Graduate Students in Neuroscience & Veterinary Science

 

Priyanka Bushana

Priyanka Bushana


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Jonathan Wisor

Alexandria Hudson

Alexandria Hudson


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Allison Coffin

Pique Choi

Pique Choi


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Sue Ritter

Jeff Hoyt

Jeff Hoyt


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Christine Portfors

Nick Millican

Nick Millican


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Levente Kapas

Forrest Shaffer

Forrest Shaffer


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Steve Simasko

Darian Sidebottom

Darian Sidebottom


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Hans Van Dongen

Chloe Erikson

Chloe Erikson


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: David Rossi

Hayden Wright

Hayden Wright


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Ryan McLaughlin

Julianna Brutman

Julianna Brutman


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Jon Davis

Rowan Calkins

Rowan Calkins


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Suzy Appleyard

Jobe Ritchie

Jobe Ritchie


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Rita Fuchs Lokensgard

Rachel Arnold

Rachel Arnold


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Jim Peters

Robert Christian

Robert Christian


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Rita Fuchs Lokensgard

Kemal Donlic

Kemal Donlic


Neuroscience M.S.
Advisor: Mike Varnum

Angela Gonzalez

Angela Gonzalez


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Barb Sorg and Mike Morgan

Coty Jasper

Coty Jasper


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Allison Coffin

Mary Josten

Mary Josten


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Gary Wayman

Sabrina Koh

Sabrina Koh


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: TBD

Nadia McLean

Nadia McLean


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: TBD

Elizabeth Medina

Elizabeth Medina


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Lucia Peixoto

Ginny Park

Ginny Park


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: TBD

Shyui Qi

Shyui Qi


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Rita Fuchs Lokensgard

Caitlin Ritchey

Caitlin Ritchey


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Jim Peters

José Rodríguez Llamas

José Rodríguez Llamas


Research Intern
Advisor: Gary Wayman

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Ben Schneider


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: TBD

Halle Weimar

Halle Weimar


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: Ryan McLaughlin

Eric Winzenried

Eric Winzenried


Neuroscience Ph.D.
Advisor: TBD


Graduate Student Publications

  • Higginbotham JA, Jones NM, Wang R, McLaughlin RJ, Fuchs RA. (2020) Basolateral amygdala CB1 receptors modulate HPA axis activation and context-cocaine memory strength during reconsolidation.  Neuropsychopharmacology In Press
  • Higginbotham JA, Wang R, Richardson BD, Shiina H, Tan SM, Presker MA, Rossi DJ, Fuchs RA. (2020) CB1 receptor signaling modulates amygdalar plasticity during context-cocaine memory reconsolidation to promote subsequent cocaine seeking.  Journal of Neuroscience In Press
  • Bushana, P., Koberstein, J. N., Nguyen, T., Harvey, D. O., & Davis, C. J. (2020) Performance on the Mouse Vibration Actuating Search Task (VAST) is compromised by Sleep Deprivation. Journal of Neurophysiology 123, 600-608 PMID: 31891527 PMCID: PMC7052632
  • CM Erikson, G Wei, BM Walker (2018) Maladaptive behavioral regulation in alcohol dependence: Role of kappa-opioid receptors in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis Neuropharmacology 140, 162-173
  • Freels, T.G., Baxter-Potter, L.N., Lugo, J.M., Glodosky, N.C., Wright, H.R., Baglot, S.L., Petrie, G.N., Yu, Z., Clowers, B.H., Cuttler, C., Fuchs, R.A., Hill, M.N., McLaughlin, R.J. (2019) Vaporized cannabis extracts have reinforcing properties and support conditioned drug-seeking behavior in rats bioRxiv 40(9):1897-1908. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2416-19.2020. Epub 2020 Jan 17. PMID: 31953372 PMCID: PMC7046447
  • Berger, A.L., Henricks, A.M., Lugo, J.M., Wright, H.R., Warrick, C.R., Sticht, M.A., Morena, M., Laredo, S.A., Grandes, P.R., Parsons, L.H., Hillard, C.J., Hill, M.N., McLaughlin, R.J. (2018) The lateral habenula directs coping styles under conditions of stress via recruitment of the endocannabinoid system Biological Psychiatry 84(8), 611-623 DOI: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2018.04.018 PMID: 29887035 PMCID: PMC6162143