KRYSTEN GARCIA, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
"Hippocampal Dependency of Episodic Memory Replay in Rats."
Mentors: Drs. Jonathon D. Crystal and Danielle Panoz-Brown, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences
TERESA JONES, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA
"How Do Parasites Choose Their Hosts?"
Mentors: Dr. Farrah Bashey-Visser lab and Ashwini Ramesh, Dept. of Biology
M. OMAR KANE, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
"The Effects of Early Life Stress on Fear Learning and Glucocorticoid Receptor Expression in Adolescent Rats."
Mentors: Dr. Cara Wellman and Rachel Skipper, of Psychological & Brain Sciences
ALEXANDER KOO, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
"Localizing the Source if Context-dependent 5-HT Release in the IC."
Mentors: Dr. Laura Hurley and Chris Petersen, Dept. of Biology
KETAIRA PHILLIPS, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
"Modeling the Effect of Architectural Modularity in an Evolvable Neural Network."
Metors: Dr. Sue Carter, Allison Perkybile and Will Kenkel, Kinsey Institute and Department of Biology
BELEN ROGERS, Mount St. Mary’s University, Emmitsburg, MD
"Maternal Offspring Microbiome Transfer, Antibiotic Exposure, and Neurobehavioral Development."
Mentors: Dr. Jeffrey Alberts and Chris Harshaw, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences
ISABELLA SALINAS, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX
"Sex Differences in- and Chronic Stress Effects on- Microglial Morphology and ∆Fos B Induction in Medial Prefrontal Cortex."
Mentors: Dr. Cara Wellman and Justin Bollinger, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences
TIANA SANDERS, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
"Telomeres Predict Life History Trade-Offs in Wild Female Tree Swallows." Mentors: Dr. Kim Rosvall and Sarah Wolf, Dept. of Biology
GRASCEN SHIDEMANTLE, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
"Agression and Chirp Behavior in Free-Swimming Dyadic Encountrers of Apteronotus albifrons."
Mentors: Dr. G. Troy Smith and Megan Freiler, Dept. of Biology
ASHLEE WEBB, Boise State University, Boise, ID
"Differences in Gonadal Response to GnRH in a Sympatric bird."
Mentors: Dr. Ellen Ketterson and Abby Kimmitt, Dept. of Biology
SAMANTHA WESTCOTT, Lyon College, Batesville, AR
Characterization of Smoke Alarm and its Role in Nociception.
(Dr. Dan Tracey and Stephanie Mauthner, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences)