Contact

Location: Neuroscience Track, Lizhen Chen, Ph.D. Lab

Department

Pharmacology

Ellen Christine Apple

Graduate Student

Personal Statement:

 
Hometown:  Collierville, TN
Hobbies:  Drawing, writing, reading fiction (includes comics as well as books), hiking, listening to music


Education

B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research

Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuronal repair/regeneration

Awards & Accomplishments

September 2016–Poetry submission accepted for publication in Sanctuary (literary magazine)

News

Posters: 
December 2014–Effects of RG108 Injections in the Ventral Tegmental Area of the Brain on Associative Reward Learning in Mice (Poster of a chosen figure from a scientific paper presented with other STH 199 students)
April 2015–Thermodynamics of Ethidium with Oxaliplatin-treated DNA (Poster session, UAB Spring Expo)
April 2018–Effects of parkin loss on mitochondrial number in parvalbumin-expressing motor cortex interneurons (Poster session, UAB Spring Expo)
 Presentations:
April 2016–Effects of parkin loss on mitochondrial number in parvalbumin-expressing motor cortex interneurons–Proposal presentation for undergraduate thesis work
April 2018–Effects of parkin loss on mitochondrial number in parvalbumin-expressing motor cortex interneurons–Thesis presentation for undergraduate thesis work