Scripps Florida - The Scripps Research Institute Department of Neuroscience

Department of Neuroscience

TRAINING PROGRAMS

Graduate Students

The Department of Neuroscience at Scripps Research Institute Florida offers opportunities for graduate research with an interdisciplinary approach. Students have access to a variety of core resource facilities and specialized equipment related to neuroscience research ultimately enabling research without limitations during their training.

We are excited to have the following graduate students pursuing their research within the Department of Neuroscience:

Eddie Grinman

Eddie Grinman, Hunter College
Graduate Student of Biological Sciences
Mentor: Sathya Puthanveettil, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Studying the link between certain lncRNA and neuronal spine formation and branching.

Nadine Joseph

Nadine Joseph, Colgate University, University of Connecticut
Graduate Student of Biological Sciences
Mentor: Sathya Puthanveettil, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Studying the role of kinesins in sub-regions of the prefrontal cortex in fear memory expression and extinction.

Clint Kinney

Clint Kinney, Georgetown University
Graduate Student of Pharmacology & Physiology
Mentor: Baoji Xu, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Neural control of appetite and body weight.

Murat Kilinc

Murat Kilinc, Bilkent University (Turkey)
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Gavin Rumbaugh, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms of SynGAP in neocortical development.

Sophia Park

Sophia Park, University of Arizona
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Srini Subramaniam, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Elucidating the role of mTOR signaling in both normal brain function as well as in Huntington’s disease.

Martin Sabandal

John Martin Gabriel Sabandal, University of Texas at El Paso
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D.

Xiaofan Zhang

Xiaofan Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Graduate Student of The Scripps Research Institute
Florida Campus
Mentor: Ronald L. Davis, Ph.D.