Lab Members

Principle Investigator
Jason Aoto
Assistant Professor
 
C.V.
Staff
Melanie Becher
BS, Neuroscience, 2018, College of William and Mary
Research Assistant 2020 - present
 
 
 
Pat the Plat
Research Assistant
 
 
 
Graduate Students
Emma Boxer
BS, Biology and Psychology, 2015, University of Colorado Denver
NSP Graduate Student (2016-present)
 
 
Susana Restrepo
BS, Biotechnology, 2015, University of Florida
Pharmacology Graduate Student (2016-present)
2020 SMDP Biotech Scholar
2019 Yale Ciencia Academy Fellow
2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellow and Lyda Hill Scholar
 
JungMin Kim
BS, Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, 2015, University of Arizona
NSP Graduate Student (2018-present)
 
Brian Lloyd
BM, Vocal Performance, 2013, University of Denver; BS, Biology, 2017, University of Colorado Denver
 
MSTP Pharmacology Graduate Student (2019-present)
 
 
 
Eric Stokes
B.S. Biology, 2018, Morehouse College
 
Pharmacology Graduate Student (2019-present)
 
Alumni
Nora Langer
BS, Neuroscience with minor in Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2018, Colorado College
Professional Research Assistant 2018-2020
 
 
 
Brett Dunn, MS
Graduate Student
Master's Degree
2016-2017
Current position: Biodesix
 
Kylan Nelson
Professional Research Assistant 2016-2018
Currently applying to medical schools
Jun Wang
Postdoctoral Fellow 
University of Wyoming
Former Rotation Students:
Carley Miller
Dean Kareemo
Ellen Ford
Hannah Actor-Engle
Taylor Yamauchi
Joshua Garcia
 
We are interested in you!
The Aoto Lab is now hiring!
Are you a dedicated, independent and hard-working scientist?
Do you enjoy working in a collaborative environment?
We are always looking for scientists at all levels (undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral fellows). Postdoctoral fellows with a background in synaptic electrophsyiology or molecular biology are encouraged to apply.
 
For inquiries, please contact us.
Aoto Lab
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Department of Pharmacology
12800 E. 19th Ave. Mail Stop: 8303
Aurora, CO 80045
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Updated 11/08/20