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Postdoctoral Fellows


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Antony Abraham, Ph.D.
Chavkin Lab/Zheng Lab
Examining the role of dynorphin in reward behaviors and neural activity modulated by dynorphin release, as well as downstream signaling cascades involved in dynorphin action.

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Zsuzsa Agoston, Ph.D.
Moon Lab
Wnt signalling in development of disease.

Christine Cheah, Ph.D.
Oakley/Catterall Lab
EEG in epilepsy in mice.

Elyse Dankoski, Ph.D.
Chavkin Lab
Neuro-chemical basis of motivated behaviors, such as drug-seeking, and the external factors that can modify these mechanisms.

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Tamer Gamal El-Din, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
Gating mechanisms of the voltage sensor S4.

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Brian Gore, Ph.D.
Zweifel Lab
The molecular mechanism of dopamine signaling in learning and memory.

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Brian Haas, Ph.D.
Stella Lab

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Peter Hsu, Ph.D.
Zheng Lab
Protein structure and function study using X-ray crystallography.

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Daohua Jiang, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
The regulation of calcium channels by signaling complexes formed with their C-terminal domains.

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Brian Jones, Ph.D.
McKnight
Role of PKA and the anchoring protein, AKAP7, in neuronal physiology using mutant mice.

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Ho-Tak Lau, Ph.D.
Ong Lab
Developing method for high throughput screening of protein and DNA interactions.

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Heng Li, Ph.D.
Zheng Lab
Structural basis of nucleosome core particle ubiquitination and de-ubiquitination.

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Nathan Lucas, Ph.D.
Bajjalieh Lab
Developing biosensors for signaling lipids.

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Jie Luo, Ph.D.
Storm Lab
The role of sleep in memory consolidation.

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Alvaro Macias Martinez, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
The regulation of calcium channels by signaling complexes formed with their C-terminal domains and the physiological roles of these signaling complexes in excitation-contraction coupling and synaptic transmission.

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Evanthia Nanou, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
Investigation of calcium channels and presynaptic plasticity.

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Timothy Petrie, Ph.D.
Moon Lab, HHMI fellow
Investigation of mechanisms of repair and role of inflammation in zebrafish limb and organ regeneration after injury.

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Jeremy Rabinowitz, Ph.D.
Moon Lab
The roles of Wnt in regeneration and homeostatic growth.

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Aaron Robitaille, Ph.D.
Moon Lab
Research on stem cells and regeneration.

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Moran Rubinstein Haitin, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
The neuronal and molecular basis of severe myoclonic epilepsy of infancy.

Selena Schattauer, Ph.D
Chavkin Lab
I study the kappa opioid receptor signaling complex in regulation of desensitization.

Nitzan Shabek, Ph.D
Zheng Lab
Structural studies of MAX2 in hormone signaling.

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Marta Soden, Ph.D.
Zweifel Lab
Research on role of dopaminergic neurons in learning and memory.

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Hui Wang, Ph.D.
Zheng Lab
Structural studies on protein complexes involved in protein ubiquitination and degradation.

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Emily Welch, Ph.D.
Scott Lab
Design and execution of biochemical, and molecular and cellular biology-based analyses.

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Weiman Xing, Ph.D.
Zheng Lab
Structural studies of plant novel blue light receptor.

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Jin Yan, Ph.D.
Catterall Lab
Presynaptic modulation of calcium channels.

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Peggy Yang, Ph.D.
Moon Lab
Wnt secretion and signaling.