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Department

Neuroscience

Mustafa Mithaiwala

Graduate Student

Personal Statement:

Mustafa is investigating the neurobiological mechanisms underlying inflammation-induced cognitive impairment using both in vivo and in vitro systems. His current focus is on dendritic remodeling in the hippocampus and the contribution of neurotoxic kynurenine metabolism.
Hometown
Mumbai, India
Lab Association
Jason O’Connor, Ph.D.
Hobbies and Interests
Cooking, Cycling, Cricket, Stand-up Comedy, Movies & Music, and Travel.


Education

MS, Pharmacology
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Awards & Accomplishments

Awarded cash prize and academic certificate for securing highest marks in Pharmacognosy Laboratory – Final year – B.Pharm – 2013
Awarded cash prize and academic certificate for securing highest marks in Pharmaceutical Chemistry Laboratory – Final year – B.Pharm – 2013
MET PRAGNYAVANT Award for Academic Excellence – 2013
MET PRAGNYAVANT Award for Academic Excellence – 2012
Awarded 1st place at Rx Technical Symposium (Inter-college fest) for Poster Presentation – 2012

News

Graduate Research Recognition Day – Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN – May 2014
Development and Functional Characterization of an Azide containing Bifunctional probe for the identification of NAADP receptor in Sea Urchin egg systems (Poster)
UM Department of Pharmacology Louis Nutter Poster Presentation and Symposium – Minneapolis/St.Paul, MN – December 2013
Development of Bi-functional Probes for the Identification of NAADP Receptor (Poster)
64th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress – Chennai, India – December 2012
Dietary Supplements- Perceived Benefits v/s Cost Effectiveness (Poster)