teissere lab
department of biology & program in neuroscience
muhlenberg college

 

 

 

 

:: alumni ::

Biology Department Faculty
john gillespie '05
summer, 2004
funding: competitive undergraduate summer research grant, summer 2004
research: originated the kavalactone and GABA(A) receptor project
currently: M.D.,
uniformed services university of health sciences f. edward hebert school of medicine.

Biology Department Faculty
john mcginniss '06
spring, 2006
research: GABA(A)-glycine chimeric mutagenesis
currently: M.D., robert wood johnson/UMDNJ

Biology Department Faculty
laura sheard '07

2005 - 2006; honors research, 2006-2007
funding: competitive undergraduate summer research grant, summer 2006
research: originated the
allopregnanolone and GABA(A) receptor project;
GABA(A)-glycine chimera mutagenesis
currently:
Ph.D., pharmacology, university of washington (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
elana toboul '07

spring, 2007
research: GABA(A)
a1 subunit mutagenesis

Biology Department Faculty
justin finn '08

2007-2008
funding: competitive
faculty-student research grant, summer 2007
research:
herbal anxiolytics and GABA(A) receptor physiology
currently: M.D., SGU (in prog
ress)

Biology Department Faculty
angela jablonski '08

honors research, 2007-2008
research: defining the action of allopregnanolone on GABA(A) receptor physiology via a series of a1 subunit point mutations
currently:
Ph.D.,
neuroscience, university of pennsylvania (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
michael lashner '08

spring, 2008
research:
GABA(A) a1 subunit mutagenesis
currently:
M.D., philadelphia college of osteopathic medicine (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
justin matulay '08

spring, 2008
research: GABA(A) a1 subunit mutagenesis
currently:
M.D.,
columbia university (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
eli kallen '09

2008-2009
research: GABA(A) a1 subunit mutagenesis
; originated the molecular modeling project

Biology Department Faculty
dennis kumral '09

summer, 2009
funding:
Merck/AAAS grant, summer 2008
research: herbal anxiolytics and GABA(A) receptor physiology
currently:
M.D.,
robert wood johnson/UMDNJ (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
christopher macintosh '09

spring, 2009
research: GABA(A) a1 subunit mutagenesis

Biology Department Faculty
hussein nasser '09

2007-2008
funding:
FIPSE grant, summer 2008
research: herbal anxiolytics and GABA(A) receptor physiology
currently: M.D.,
temple university (in progress)

Biology Department Faculty
ashley rider '09

honors research, 2008-2009

research: Understanding the role of a1 transmembrane residues in neurosteroid potentiation of the GABA(A) receptor using the substituted cysteine accessibility method (SCAM)
currently:
teach for america, houston, TX

Biology Department Faculty
daniel abrams '10

2009-2010
funding: Merck/AAAS grant
research: GABA(A) receptor
a1 subunit mutagenesis; resolving the functional effects of kavalactones on GABA(A) receptor physiology

Biology Department Faculty
trisha kadakia '10

2009-2010
funding: sentience foundation (neuroscience collaborative research program)
research: GABA(A) receptor
a1 subunit mutagenesis; resolving the functional effects of kavalactones on GABA(A) receptor physiology
currently: M.D., drexel university (in progress)