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Current and Past Students

Current Students

Amy Barnett

Amy Barnett

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Michael Wenger

E-mail:

amy.barnett at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Brain and systemic iron in relation to cognition

Madison Beneda-Bender

Madison Beneda-Bender

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Eugenia Fuenzalida & Andrea Vincent

E-mail:

madsbens at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Neurological and psychosocial mechanisms related to resiliency, fear management, and performance in safety sensitive occupations

Laili Boozary

Laili Boozary

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Michael Wenger

E-mail:

laili.boozary at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Altered cognition under iron deficiency, esp. associative learning, substance use

Donglin Han

Donglin (Donny) Han

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Ashlee Rowe/Michael Markham

E-mail:

dhan2 at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Neurophysiology, ion channels system and animal behavior
Logan Lynskey

Logan Lynskey

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Michael Wenger

E-mail:

logan.lynskey13 at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Neurological processes regarding visual attention regulation within attention deficit population
Mehrnoush Nourbakhsh-Rey

Mehrnoush Nourbakhsh-Rey

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Michael Markham

E-mail:

mrey at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Understanding how animals manage the metabolic costs of active sensory and communication signals. Specifically, investigate central and peripheral mechanisms by which leptin regulates electric organ discharge properties, reducing the metabolic cost of electrical signaling, in weakly electric fish.
Nicholas Woodruff

Nicholas Woodruff

Program:

CBN Ph.D.

Advisor:

Lauren Ethridge

E-mail:

Nicholas.e.woodruff-1 at ou dot edu

Research Interests:

Electrophysiology as a tool for identification and characterization of neural biomarkers related to Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated neurodevelopmental disorders