Lab Members

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Aoto Lab   June 2021
Principle Investigator
Jason Aoto
Assistant Professor
Pat the Plat
Research Assistant
Graduate Students
Emma Boxer
BS, Biology and Psychology, 2015, University of Colorado Denver
NSP Graduate Student (2016-present)
Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellow
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)
Becca Roth
B.S. BS, Psychology with Minor in Applied Statistics, 2018, Grand Valley State University
NSP Graduate Student (2021-present)
Susana Restrepo, Ph.D
BS, Biotechnology, 2015, University of Florida
Pharmacology Graduate program (2016-2021)
2020 SMDP Biotech Scholar
2019 Yale Ciencia Academy Fellow
2018 HHMI Gilliam Fellow and Lyda Hill Scholar

Melanie Becher
BS, Neuroscience, 2018, College of William and Mary

Research Assistant 2020 - 2021
Current position: Graduate student in Georgetown University
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
Current position: Biodesix
Kylan Nelson
Professional Research Assistant 2016-2018

Medical Student - CU Anschutz
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.