Lab News

2021

November 2021 Congratulations to graduate student Tia Donaldson on her presentation at the LoboBITES Shared Knowledge Conference!

November 2021 Congratulations to Psych 499 student Tram Le on her new position as a Biotechnologist at Bennubio!

August 2021 Congratulations to Psych 499 student Gabriela Acosta on her admissions to Graduate School at UNM!

May 2021 Congratulations to graduate students Ryan Harvey and Laura Berkowitz in completing PhD studies!

January 2021 Congratulations to graduate student Tia Donaldson in completing her comprehensive exam!

2020

November 2020 Congratulations to graduate student Lilliana Sanchez in completing her comprehensive exam!

November 2020 Congratulations to graduate student Tia Donaldson who came in second at this years LoboBITES Shared Knowledge Conference!  Click here for more.

November 2020 UNM Faculty honored with Research and Creative Works Leadership Awards. Click here for more.

June 2020 Congrats to graduate student Tia Donaldson in being selected as a fellow with the Neuroscience Scholars Program!

March 2020 Congrats to Lilliana Sanchez on receiving a T32 graduate training fellowship from NIAAA and the Alcohol Training Program in Neuroscience at the University of New Mexico! Lilliana will be investigating memory impairments in an animal model of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders!

February 2020 Congrats to lab alumni Monica Goncalves-Garcia on having her graduate research on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders recognized in the state legislature! Article can be found here

2019

May 2019 Congratulations to Jacob Ring and Maggie Austin on completing their Psychology Honors Theses! Jacob received the Rachael Dowler Outstanding Honors Thesis Award!

April 2019 Congratulations to Kim Rogge-Obando who was inducted into the McNair Scholars Program!

January 2019 Congratulations to Ryan Harvey and Laura Berkowitz in completing comprehensive exams!

2018

New articles about our recent research on Alzheimer’s disease: “UNM Researchers Seek Novel Path to Understanding Alzheimer’s disease” and UNM Professor Uses Grant to Study Alzheimer’s

2017

November 2017 Congrats to grad student Lilliana Sanchez in receiving the Carl Storm Fellowship for her attendance at the Alcohol GRC!

August 2017 Congrats to graduate student Lilliana Sanchez in being selected as a fellow with the Neuroscience Scholars Program!

July 2017 Congrats to Ryan Harvey on receiving a T32 graduate training fellowship from NIAAA and the Alcohol Training Program in Neuroscience at the University of New Mexico! Ryan will be working on better understanding the impact of prenatal alcohol on hippocampal-parahippocampal place, grid, and head direction signals.

May 2017 Laura Berkowitz successfully defended her Master’s thesis on a longitudinal assessment of spatial memory in the TgF344-AD rat model of Alzheimer’s disease!

March 2017 Ryan Harvey and Lilliana Sanchez win awards for their presentations at UNM Psychology Research Day!

2016

December 2016 Elizabeth Sneddon is awarded an Undergraduate Research Initiative Award!

November 2016 Ryan Harvey successfully defends his Master’s thesis on the spatial memory functions of the anterior thalamus!

August 2016 Ryan Harvey, Lilliana Sanchez, and Elizabeth Sneddon are awarded travel funds from SCAP

April 2016 Ryan Harvey is awarded a Presentation Award for his Poster at UNM Psychology Research Day!