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Aoto Lab September 2022
Photo credit: Nicole Brown
Pat the Plat
B.S. Neuroscience and Cognitive Science, 2015, University of Arizona
NSP Graduate Student (2018-present)
JungMin is interested in the function of Neurexin-3 in cocaine-induced plasticity and its significance in drug-related behaviors.
B.M. Vocal Performance, 2013, University of Denver;
B.S. Biology, 2017, University of Colorado Denver
MSTP Pharmacology Graduate Student (2019-present)
Brian utilizes super-resolution microscopy to investigate how manipulation of synaptic proteins affects the subsynaptic organization of excitatory synapses in hippocampus.
B.S. Biology, 2018, Morehouse College
Pharmacology Graduate Student (2019-present)
HHMI Gilliam Fellow
Eric is investigating how precise alterations in Nrxn3a sequence affects synaptic physiology and animal behavior
B.S. Neuroscience, 2018, Pennsylvania State University
MSTP Pharmacology Graduate Student (2021-present)
Ruth L. Kirschstein F30 MD/PhD Predoctoral Fellow
Emma Boxer, Ph.D
B.S. Biology and Psychology, 2015, University of Colorado Denver
NSP Graduate Student (2016-2022)
Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Fellow
Emma is interested in the functional connectivity and synaptic properties that sculpt neural circuits involved in stress and reward. She is investigating the cell-type and sex-specific circuitry of ventral subiculum.
Current position: Postdoctoral Fellow, CalTech. Dr. David Anderson Lab
Susana Restrepo Upegui, Ph.D
BS, Biotechnology, 2015, University of Florida
Pharmacology Graduate program (2016-2021)
HHMI Gilliam Fellow
Current position: Clinical Project Manager, Gateway Institute for Brain Research
BS, Neuroscience, 2018, College of William and Mary
Research Assistant 2020-2021
Current position: Graduate student in Georgetown University
BS, Neuroscience, Minor Molecular and Cellular Biology, 2018, Colorado College
Professional Research Assistant 2018-2020
Brett Dunn, M.S.
Master's Degree 2016-2017
Current position: Biodesix
Professional Research Assistant 2016-2018
Current position: Medical student at CU Anschutz
Former Rotation Students:
University of Wyoming
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 send an email to: email@example.com
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