Neuroscience

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Aileen M Bailey
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137 Goodpaster Hall
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The St. Mary’s neuroscience curriculum creates a cross-disciplinary approach to the neurosciences with each student gaining experience and perspectives from the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and psychology.

February 13, 2020
Sarah Latchney, assistant professor of biology and neuroscience, has recently been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) titled, “B cells migrate into remote areas and support neurogenesis and functional recovery after focal stroke in mice.”

In this article, Latchney… Find Out More
November 19, 2019
St. Mary’s College students, faculty, and alumni recently presented at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Illinois. Alumna Brooke Steinhoff ’19 presented her joint St. Mary’s Project (completed with alumna Katie Robey ’19) “Antidepressant Efficacy of L-655,708 Following Infusions into… Find Out More
June 27, 2019
For eight weeks this summer, eight students and their faculty mentors participated in the annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. SURF provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, including… Find Out More
March 12, 2019
Aileen Bailey, professor of psychology and neuroscience minor coordinator, has published the article, “Chronic Fluoxetine Treatment In vivo Enhances Excitatory Synaptic Transmission in the Hippocampus,” in the journal Neuropharmacology.

 

In this article, Bailey and her co-authors address the… Find Out More
February 18, 2019
St. Mary’s College student Katie Robey ’19 was awarded a $992 research grant from Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Program for her research, “Antidepressant Efficacy of L-655,708 Following Infusion into the Medial Prefrontal Cortex.” Robey, a biochemistry major and neuroscience minor, is working… Find Out More
February 8, 2019
St. Mary’s College student Brooke Steinhoff ’19 was awarded a $500 research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Biological Society for her research, “Antidepressant Efficacy of L-655,708 Following Infusion into the Medial Prefrontal Cortex.” Steinhoff, a biology major and neuroscience minor, is working… Find Out More