Dendrite Morphology, Stress, Plasticity, Molecular Genetics, Fluorescent Microscopy, Electron Microscopy
I'm interested in developmental adaptations to stress in the free-living nematode, C. elegans. My work focuses on molecular mechanisms enabling rapid, large scale extension of the neuronal receptive field and the corresponding inherent plasticity of the cell to recover from periods of stress.
B.F.A in Visual Art and Genetics (2013)
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Mason Gross School of Art and The Department of Genetics