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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.

July 14, 2022
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology Daniel Tobiansky was quoted in Scientific American about a paper recently published in Current Biology called "Woodpeckers minimize cranial absorption of shocks" by Van Wassenbergh et al. as a scientist not involved in the publication. The author of the popular… Find Out More
August 14, 2023
Daniel Tobiansky (assistant professor of neurobiology) and colleagues recently published an article titled, "Neurosteroids and the mesocorticolimbic system" in the high-impact journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews. 
The paper reviews the most recent and cutting-edge research on how… Find Out More
August 8, 2023
Brayan Ruiz Lopez ’24 completed a nine-week neuroscience internship program at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University this summer. “It was a fantastic experience,” he said. “I got the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research and connect with like-minded individuals from… Find Out More
August 2, 2023
Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience Sarah Latchney recently published an article in the journal Genes, Brain and Behavior. The article's title is “Maternal upbringing and selective breeding for voluntary exercise behavior modify patterns of DNA methylation and expression of genes in the… Find Out More
July 10, 2023
Professor of Psychology Aileen Bailey and alumni (Allison Barrett ‘18, Lane Havens ‘19, Erica Leyder ‘18, Taylor Merchant ‘19, Hannah Starnes ‘17) recently published an article entitled “Changes in social, sexual, and hedonic behaviors in rats in response to stress and restoration by a negative… Find Out More
July 5, 2023
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Torry Dennis and his team (Mackenzie Ellis '23 and Madeline Wright '22) recently published an article entitled "Estradiol administration increases anxiety-like behavior following chronic escalating morphine administration in hormone-replaced… Find Out More
May 3, 2021
Sarah Latchney, assistant professor of biology and neuroscience, has recently been published in Developmental Neurobiology titled, “Persistent organic pollutants at the synapse: Shared phenotypes and converging mechanisms of developmental neurotoxicity.”

In this article, Latchney reviewed the… Find Out More
November 30, 2020
Sarah Latchney, assistant professor of biology and neuroscience, has recently been published in Neuroscience Letters titled, “Acute 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin exposure in adult mice does not alter the morphology or inflammatory response of cortical microglia.”
In this article, Latchney and… Find Out More
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