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Texas A&M
2021-Present College Station, TX
Professor and Department Head
Department of Biology



Florida Atlantic



2015-2021, Jupiter, FL

Associate Professor/Professor

Department of Biological Sciences

Co-Director, Neuroscience and Behavior Program


University of Nevada


New York University


2011-2015 Reno, Nevada


Assistant Professor, Department of Biology

Graduate Programs:

Cellular and Molecular Biology (CMB)

Cellular Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology (CMPP)



2007-2011 New York, New York


Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology

Laboratory of Justin Blau, PhD

Supported by a postdoctoral NRSA from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences



Institute for Molecular Pathology
2006-2007 Vienna, Austria


Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Biology

Laboratory of Barry Dickson, PhD

Supported by a Human Frontiers Long Term Research Fellowship



Medical School
2002-2006 Worcester, Massachusetts


PhD,  Department of Neurobiolgy

Laboratory of Scott Waddell, PhD

Supported by a predoctoral NRSA from the National Institutes of Mental Health



1999-2002 Amherst Massachusetts


B.S. in Biology, Neuroscience Concentration

        minor in Anthropology, Human evolution

Laboratory of Eric S. Corp, PhD and George N. Wade, PhD


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