Jessika White is a senior majoring in neuroscience. She joined the lab in the summer of 2012. She is involved in many aspects of research in the lab. She is currently investigating the synaptic proteins that are altered due to hyperactivation of neuronal signaling pathways.
Thomas Elston is conducting his Honor’s thesis in Dr. Lugo’s lab. He is also a senior majoring in neuroscience. His honor’s thesis is investigating the cognitive enhancing effects of aniracetam.
Nanjing Gao joined the lab in the summer of 2013. She is currently investigating the role of the potassium channel Kv4.2 in learning and memory.
Crina Floruta was a Senior Business Fellows major and studied the influence of seizures on social behavior in mice. Her honor’s thesis was on the role of the mTOR signaling pathway in autism.
She is currently in a MD/PhD program at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
She is currently in Baylor University Dental School in Dallas, TX.,
Marc Kilonda and his brother Lucien Kilonda graduated from Baylor in 2012 with a major in biochemistry.
Nicole Wagoner was a Freshman Neuroscience Major and is examining whether early-life seizures produces