Emily Folse, Class of 2018, CBN major. Emily worked in the lab from 2017-2018, and she was the first student to complete an Honors thesis in the lab. She is currently a medical student at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia.
James Dzera CBN’18. Former research assistant extraordinaire. James graduated from Villanova as a CBN major in 2018. He is currently working as a research assistant at the University of Michigan.
Elena Georges, Class of 2017, CBN major. Elena was one of the first students to volunteer in the lab, and she worked in the lab from 2016-2017. She is currently a medical student at Rutgers Medical School.
Austin Wild, Class of 2017, CBN major. Austin was the first undergraduate to receive a grant to perform research in the lab over the summer, and he worked in the lab from 2016-2017.
Rachel Rivera, Class of 2017, CBN major.
Alexis Caccio, Class of 2018, Psychology major.
Katherine Dodson, Graduate Research Assistant. Kat was the first student to perform a Master’s thesis in the lab, and she was a research assistant in the lab from 2015-2017. Her research focused on the impact of stress and brain 5-HT deficiency on the endogenous opioid system.
Davis van Dyk, Psychology Master’s student. Davis performed his Master’s thesis in the lab in 2017-2018, and his work examined the effects of fluoxetine and early life stress on anxiety- and depression like behaviors.
Katie Adams, Psychology Master’s student. Katie received a grant to perform research in the lab over the summer. Her work investigated the effects of brain serotonin deficiency and alcohol on the disinhibition of sexual behavior. Katie is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Kansas.