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First Name Last Name Advisor Thesis Title Date
Chia-Ching Wu Schmidt Investigation of the Role of ipRGCs in the Development of the Lateral Geniculate Complex 1/12/18
Beryl Valentine Schmidt The Influence of Light and ipRGCs on Metabolism 12/4/17
Sophia Lambert Turek Evaluating the Circadian System as a Mediator for the Microbiome's Role in Stress Resilience 9/11/17
Kelly Marshall Contractor Developmental Characterization of Human Fragile X IPSC Induced Neurons 8/23/17
Jacob Paschall Klein Chemical Stabilization of Amyloid-Beta Oligomer Subpopulations in Vitro and in Vivo by 1,5-Difluoro-2,4-dinitrobenzene (DFDNB) 5/9/17
Michelle Ren Schmidt/Turek

The Role of M1 Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Light Induction of
Sleep in Mice

Nadia DiNunno Klein The relationship between ADDLs and tau in the progression of Alzheimer's neuropathology: mechanisms of hippocampal neurotoxicity 2/10/17
Todd Appleby Schwartz Color Opponent Ganglion cells of mouse retina 11/3/16
Sagar Patwardhan Hartmann Rat Whisking Strategies During Object Localizatlon 9/27/16
Samuel Stewart Allada Establishing a model of traumatic brain injury in Drosophila  8/18/16
Jordan Nasenbeny Kozorovitskiy Oxytocinenergic Modulation of Midbrain Dopamine Systems and Implications for Behavior 8/18/16
Samuel Stewart Allada The effects of head-specific TBI on locomotion, sleep, cell death and glial activity in Drosophila Melanogaster 7/14/16
Asia Giammarco Segraves Dynamics of a Receptive Field during a Probe Search Task (working title) 6/14/16
Taehyeon Kim Kozorovitskiy Effects of rapid acting antidepressants, Ketamine and glyx-13 on excitory synapse 6/2/16
Ana Istrate McLean Principles of morphology in the larval zebrafish motor pool 12/11/15
Dietta Chihade Raij Cortical Origin of Frontal Asymmetry for Major Depressive Disorder 11/17/15
Teona Munteanu Schmidt The Role of Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells in Dopaminergic Amacrine Cell Development 8/13/15
Megan Garvey Klein Immuno-research of Alzheimer's Disease: Using Phage-Display Single Chain Fragment Variable Antibodies to Elucidate Amyloid-Beta Oligomer Binding 7/23/15
Katherine Hatcher Turek Sex differences in circadian influence on alcohol-induced gut leakiness and implications for alcoholic liver disease 7/23/15
Brandon Helm Awatramani Unique Projection Properties of Two Molecularly Distinct Midbrain Dopaminergic Neuron Subtypes 7/7/15
Emily Berthiaume Segraves Impact of Target Presentation Mode on Frontal Eye Field Activity 5/15/15
Karim Farrag Segraves Visual Search Across Semi-Natural Scenes 5/11/15
Michaella Georgiou Klein The Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 5 and Mu Opioid Receptor implication in Amyloid Beta Oligomer Toxicity 12/3/14
Yardain Amar Kraus Developmental Plasticity of the Adolescent Auditory Subcortex: A Longitudinal Approach 7/22/14
Patrick Kearney Gallio Connectivity and Neurotransmitter Phenotype in the Drosophila Thermosensory Circuit 7/18/14
Matthew Marunde Klein Nanodisc Technology and High Throughput Screening for Alzheimer's Disease Drug Discovery 7/8/14
Keya Raychaudhuri Kilman Mushroom Body Gamma Lobe Neurons in Regulation of Sleep in Drosophila 6/26/14
Gaurav Chenji Cang Assessment of Visual Acuity: A Behavioral Model to Study Visual Processing in Mice 6/10/14
Madeline Robertson Woolley Analysis of the Impact of Neurosteroid Estradiol on Seizure-Induced Hippocampal Cell Death 5/7/14
Jennifer Krizman Kraus No Thesis Required 2/14/14
Himanshi Desai Klein Role of Glial cells in early Alzheimer's disease pathology 6/26/13
Michael Riad Klein Therapeutic Rescue of Amyloid-Beta Oligomer-Mediated mGluR5 Complex Formation 6/10/13
Angelica Marconi Turek Expression of Clock Genes Per1, Per2, Per3 and BMAL1 in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells in Parkinson's Disease: Implications for Disrupted Sleep and Daytime Somnolence 5/23/13
Michael Bennett Klein Alzheimer's Disease Neuropathology: The Role of mGluR5 in ADDL-induced Synaptotoxicity 11/19/12
Nicole Bostic Turek Pathology of Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder: Alterations in Homeostatic Drive and Sleep Quality 8/24/12
Sara Caddigan Segraves Effects of Manipulations of Natural Scene Context on Rhesus Monkey Visual Searching Behavior 7/31/12
Cassandra Dobbins Klein Reduced production and secretion of astocyte-derived insulin/IbF: Potential Contribution to Alzheimer's Disease progression 7/17/12
Jason Patel Klein Characterization of single-chain variable fragments: identification of antibodies that selectively target toxic amyloid beta molecules 6/27/12
Mary Czech Woolley Estradiol Regulates Dense Core Vesicles in the Hippocampal CA1 Region 5/9/12
Eric Behar Linsenmeier A Comparison of Retinal Leakage Across Three Different Strains of Rats using Injected Exogenous VEGF 164 3/2/12
James Sbarboro Klein The Development of Magnetic Nanostructures and their Functionalization with Anti-ADDL as an MRI Contrast Agent for Early-stage Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease 12/5/11
Jared Levine Segraves In Vivo Imaging of Amine Responses in the Olfactory Bulbs of Gene-Targeted Mice 9/22/11
Ren Shuoh Kuo Segraves Rhesus Monkeys Use Contextual Guidance for Visual Search 7/14/11
Benjamin Kuhns Klein SMPLs as a platform for high throughput screening and identification of ADDL receptors 5/25/11
Rachel Pantoja Bozza Analysis of Notch-1 Function in the Mouse Olfactory System 2/22/11
Matthew Augustine Turek The interrelation between sleep, circadian rhythms, and metabolism in mice: the role of circadian disruption and synchronization in metabolic homeostasis and the implications of sleep as a mediator 1/11/11
James Leake Klein Development of a nanotechnology-based ultra-sensitive ADDL scanimmuno assay for Alzheimer's Diagnostics 6/28/10
Michael Hornacek Klein Development of Hippocampal Cell-based Assays for High-Throughput Screening to find Compounds with Anti-ADDL Properties 6/2/10
Scott Mix Levine Estrogen Mediates Its Protective Role Against High-fat Diet Induced Obesity Through Interleukin-6 and IL-6 Receptor 5/11/10
Benjamin Banks Wyrwicz Behavioral and Magnetic Resonance and Microscopic Studies of the 5xFAD Transgenic Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease 12/14/09
Kichul Pak Bozza Identification and analysis of promoters of genes encoding trace amine-associated receptors in the mouse. 8/26/09
Zachary Clark Segraves Behavioral Evidence for Planning Sequences of Multiple Saccades in Rhesus Monkey 7/15/09
Catherine Smith Takahashi Conditional Knock Out of Mus Musculus Fbxl21 5/8/09
Dana Abrassart Bass The Weight of Time: Exploring Physiological and Molecular Links Between the Circadian Clock and Metabolism 10/27/08
Krsna Rangarajan Cang Characterization of Visual Behavior in Two Strains of Mutant Mice Using the Virtual Optomotor Test and the Visual Water Task 8/28/08
Timothy Requarth Allada Understanding Sleep: A reverse genetics approach to the identification and characterization of novel sleep genes 6/25/08
Deanna Williams Turek Beyond Anxiety and Depression: Quantifiable sleep-wake traits as an endophenotype for complex psychological disorders 5/9/08
Matthew Caufield Wyrwicz Evaluation of cationic lipid reagent for the facilitated delivery of Gadolinium-DTPA into glioma cells: A comparison to fluid-phase endocytosis and electroporation 4/21/08
Anup Patel Allada Identifying Sleep/Circadian Genes in Drosophila 7/25/07
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