Western Connecticut State University’s Sophia Chiaia participated in a summer SURF program in Dr. Jianjun Sun’s laboratory. Sophia is a Kathwari Honors Program Scholar. She is an undergraduate Biology major, class of 2024.
Undergraduate researcher Shenelle Shaw is investigating how an enzyme may have a bigger role in seizure activity than scientists had assumed.
‘The new department head of physiology and neurobiology combines her background in medical training and scholarly research to lead students into the future of biomedical research.’
Prestigious research grants help students devote themselves to exploring their theories. By: Kim Krieger (this was originally featured in UConn Today) A good idea can be worth a lot. Just ask Brenda Milla ’19 (CLAS) and Jaseph Soto Perez, two graduate students in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology (PNB) who are funded thanks to […]
Students and faculty share the unique research opportunities that define their college experience, and how to seek out opportunities as an undergraduate. When Sarah Swetz and Cambria Andrews entered physiology and neurobiology 3294 as freshmen, they knew little about biological research and genetics. But after four semesters, they and their peers can detail the various […]
Physiology and neurobiology professor Daniel Mulkey is investigating how specific potassium channels contribute to a serious Rett syndrome symptom. UConn professor of physiology and neurobiology Daniel Mulkey has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to investigate the cellular and molecular basis for disordered breathing in a rare genetic […]